When urgent considerations of the public safety require compromise with the normal principles constraining law enforcement, the normal principles may have to bend. The Constitution is not a suicide pact.

Richard Posner

Edmond v. Goldsmith

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U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. Edmond v. Goldsmith. 98-4124. 7 July 1999. https://caselaw.findlaw.com/us-7th-circuit/1176380.html.