Two compelling interests must be weighed in analyzing sobriety checkpoints: the need to protect the public from impaired drivers, and a citizen’s Fourth Amendment right to be protected from unreasonable search and seizure.  Tennessee allows the use of such checkpoints, but only when operated under strict guidelines.  Although the crime of driving under the influence and its…

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