Tag Archives: Illegal Search and Seizure

School Drug Testing From the Perspective of Parents

Though it is important for students to understand how school policies impact their own constitutional rights, parents also have an interest in knowing the effects of these policies on their children. Drug testing is a key issue in recent years as... Continue reading →

Strip Searches in the School Environment: The Reasonableness Standard

Continuing our series on what is permissible regarding school searches, we turn to how far officials can go when investigating students suspected of criminal activity. The school environment does permit searches under certain circumstances,... Continue reading →

Police Dog Searches at School: Students’ Rights

Law enforcement and school officials at all levels have been cracking down on drug crimes in schools. Police have even resorted to conducting searches by using drug-sniffing dogs and specially trained K-9 units. Because they seem rather invasive,... Continue reading →