Hit & Run

Jacob Sullum on How Cops Got Access to David Eckert's Guts


After New Mexico cops launched an exhaustive exploration of David Eckert's digestive tract that found no trace of the drugs they said they thought they'd find, their boss insisted that "we follow the law in every aspect." The really horrifying thing about Eckert's ordeal, says Jacob Sullum, is that the courts might agree with Gigante.