Q: What event happened May 15, 1988.

A: According to an archived report from the Los Angeles Times, The Supreme Court ruled that police officers may inspect trash placed at curb side for incriminating evidence, overturning the policy of California’s state courts and reinstating drug evidence against a Laguna Beach man. On a 6-2 vote, the justices said that such police inspections do not violate the Fourth Amendment’s ban on unreasonable searches because residents have no reason to believe that their discarded trash is private.

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