The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether New Jersey officials appropriately strip-searched a Burlington County man jailed in error for seven days following a routine traffic stop in 2005.
Albert Florence was pulled over on I-295 and taken into custody on a warrant issued out of Essex County because of an allegedly had an unpaid a fine.
Though Florence produced a receipt that showed the fine had been paid, he was arrested. He was searched first in the Burlington County Jail, later in Essex County Jail.
He was held for seven days before authorities confirmed he had been incarcerated in error.