Juan Guzman spent nearly six weeks in jail based on unreliable field tests that have resulted in hundreds of other wrongful arrests.
Allowing Kamila Valieva to compete evokes memories of Sha'Carri Richardson, who was suspended from competition for using marijuana.
Judge Orders Massachusetts Prisons To Stop Using 'Highly Unreliable' Drug Field Tests To Punish Inmates
Although the tests are used by prison systems and police departments across the country, a judge found they have an error rate "only marginally better than a coin-flip."
And now an appeals court has ruled the cops who arrested her aren't entitled to qualified immunity from her lawsuit.
Defense lawyers say they were accused of smuggling drugs to clients based on tests so unreliable they're akin to "witchcraft, phrenology or simply picking a number out of a hat."
Federal Proposal Would Expand Hair Testing of Job Applicants and Employees To Make Sure They Are Obeying Drug Prohibition
The method, which can detect drug metabolites for up to a year, does not measure impairment or recent use.
After seven years of litigation, a Kansas couple finally obtains some compensation for a comically inept drug raid.
The case is a perfect example of the overcriminalization of petty crimes.
Want to join the robotics team? You'll need to pass a drug test first.
Because that's totally going to fix congressional incompetence.
The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office made a mistake.
"I said, 'Well, can you test me again? And I ate a poppy seed bagel this morning for breakfast,' and she said, 'No, you've been reported to the state.'"
The Krispy Kreme Caper illustrates the limits of drug field tests and the cops who perform them.
Arguably the most questionable of the 14 new Congressional Review Act regulatory repeals may have the unintended consequence of limiting states' ability to drug-test those seeking unemployment benefits.
More than 250 officers in the state are trained to recognize the use of seven different drugs.
Educators can enjoy pot on vacation and keep their certificates-as long as their accusers are incompetent.
The decision is a welcome departure from a tendency to sacrifice privacy on the altar of a drug-free society.
The "demeaning" persistence and diminishing returns of workplace drug testing, explained on Red Eye
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