[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the Middle District of Florida [official website] on Monday temporarily blocked [order, PDF] a new Florida law [Executive Order 11-58, PDF] that had required welfare applicants to pass a drug test before receiving benefits. Judge Mary Scriven said that the law might violate applicants’ Fourth Amendment [text] protection against unreasonable search and seizures. She concluded:[I]mposing an injunction would serve the public interest by protecting [Temporary Assistance for Needy Families] TANF applicants…

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