No. 70996.

554 So.2d 1153 (1989)

Terrance BOSTICK, Petitioner, v. STATE of Florida, Respondent.

Supreme Court of Florida.

Rehearing Denied January 29, 1990.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Kenneth P. Speiller of the Law Offices of Max P. Engel, Miami, for petitioner.

Robert A. Butterworth, Atty. Gen., and Georgina Jimenez-Orosa, Asst. Atty. Gen., West Palm Beach, for respondent.

Edward A. Hanna, Jr., Fort Lauderdale, amicus curiae for Honorable Nick Navarro, Sheriff.

Joseph S. Paglino of the Law Office of Joseph S. Paglino, Miami, amicus curiae.

BARKETT, Justice.

We have for review Bostick v. State, 510 So.2d 321 (Fla. 4th DCA 1987), in which the district court certified the following question to be of great public importance:1

May the police without articulable suspicion board a bus and ask at random, for, and receive consent to search a passenger's luggage where they advise the passenger that he has the right to refuse consent...


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