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Asked on: 5/29/12, 5:05 am

if you get stopped on the street can the police go through you pockets without cause?

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Answered on: 7/10/12, 10:50 am by Cedulie Laumann

Police can legally do a "stop and frisk" under certain circumstances and a full search in others. Whether or not there was proper "cause" depends heavily on the specific facts. You are encouraged to consult with a criminal defense lawyer.

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