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School Searches New Jersey v. TLO 1. 4 th Amendment does apply to school teachers 2. But not the same way as it does to police. No warrant or Probable cause is needed. Search requires “reasonable suspicion of a violation of school rules. 3. If the police is directing the search normal warrant & PC is required. It is about who is calling the shots. Safford Unified School District #1 v. Redding Supreme Court stated the search must be reasonable and in this case the Supreme Court stated the schools conduct was shocking. Having the child stripped down to her underwear and then have her pull her
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Unformatted text preview: undergarments to ensure there were no drugs was an unreasonable search. Note: Supreme Court has ruled that a search conducted under the justification of “somebody did it” is not a valid search. You cannot search everyone under the belief that someone did it. An example is; money is missing therefore I will search everyone in the classroom for the money. That type of search is not permissible....
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  • Winter '11
  • Staff
  • Supreme Court of the United States, Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution, Searches New Jersey, search normal warrant

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