Saturday, April 11, 2009

School Drug Policy Limits Probed

Strip-Search Case Could Redefine Student Privacy

By Robert Barnes
Washington Post Staff Writer
Saturday, April 11, 2009; Page A01

SAFFORD, Ariz. -- April Redding was waiting in the parking lot of the middle school when she heard news she could hardly understand: Her 13-year-old daughter, Savana, had been strip-searched by school officials in a futile hunt for drugs.

It's a story that amazes and enrages her still, more than six years later, though she has relived it many times since. Read more HERE.

1 comment:

LegalBeaglette said...

There’s another article about this in today’s Washington Post. I must say I am surprised by the different justices’ perceptions, and share what seemed “exasperation” by Justice Ginsberg.

Yes, it was a strip search, and no, it was not comparable to disrobing for gym class (not even close).