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Marchwinski v. Howard

Last Update: March 1, 2001

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Summary

In 1999, the ACLU and the ACLU of Michigan brought a challenge to the country’s first-ever law requiring welfare recipients to undergo drug testing. A federal judge blocked the Michigan law, saying that the policy sets a “dangerous precedent” under the Constitution.

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