Terry v Ohio

 In Terry v Ohio (1962) the U.S. Supreme Court, for the first time, approved a search and seizure based on less than probable cause. Do you agree with the majority’s dismissal of the arguments against allowing the police to do this (e.g., increasing tension with minority communities)? Numerous searches and seizures based on less than probable cause, and even suspicionless searches and seizures, have been approved since (and based in part on) Terry and its progeny. Was allowing searches and seizures on less than probable cause a serious blow to Fourth Amendment freedoms? Why or Why not? 

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