Category Archives: Strip Searches
UPDATE: Supreme Court rules strip search unconstitutional, saying that only when student safety is at risk may school officials strip search students. The search of her backpack and outer clothes was permissible, not searching her underwear! The ruling was 8
A Greene County, Virginia High School settled a law-suit over a mass strip-search by paying $5,000 to each of the 28 students named in the suit. The original strip-search occurred in May 1997 when a student reported $100 missing from
Brian Werries thought his school administration was overreacting after the Columbine massacre. He could not have been closer to the truth.
The Supreme Court ruled that when police are searching for criminal evidence against a driver, they may also search the personal belongings of passengers. This ruling increased the already considerable power of police to search a driver without a warrant.