Gideon: Conn. Court Makes Misguided Ruling in Name of Officer Safety

In 1979, the U.S. Supreme Court in Ybarra v. Illinois held that "a person's mere propinquity to others independently suspected of criminal activity does not, without more, give rise to probable cause to search that person."

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