Unformatted text preview: In accordance with Federal Law, a school may only search a student's locker if there is cause to reasonably suspect that the locker contains evidence that the student has violated a criminal law or a school rule. As such, random searches of lockers are not permissible, even if the school posts a notice that lockers are subject to such searches. If searched, school officials will confiscate all items that are: i. Against school policies. ii. Illegal. iii. A potential threat to others. Law enforcement may be contacted before, during, or after a locker search, as is deemed necessary and appropriate by school officials. A dog sniff does not constitute a "search" of a locker, but if a dog alerts to a locker, it will provide the reasonable suspicion required to search that locker....
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2008 for the course EDU 150 taught by Professor Shaw during the Fall '07 term at University of Maine Orono .
- Fall '07