Justices hear arguments over school s...

Justices hear arguments over school strip search

There are 5 comments on the Connecticut Post story from Apr 21, 2009, titled Justices hear arguments over school strip search. In it, Connecticut Post reports that:

The Supreme Court seemed worried Tuesday about tying the hands of school officials looking for drugs and weapons on campus as they wrestled with the appropriateness of a strip-search of a 13-year-old girl accused of having prescription-strength ibuprofen.

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give me a break

Bayonne, NJ

#2 Apr 21, 2009
If a child needs to be strip searched then their parents and police need to be called in. Students have some basic civil rights. They aren't even allowed to be interviewed by police without parent concent, so why would they be strip searched without their parents. If someone thinks a child has a weapon then police need to be called in a security. Teachers should not be involved in strip searches, period.
Antiecm

Richmond, KY

#3 Apr 21, 2009
Did the childs father whip that principals ass yet? If not, then why not?

Very few things cannot be resolved with a proper ass whipping and this is indeed one.
Wake Up

Peekskill, NY

#4 Apr 21, 2009
I agree with the notion that, if school officials believe such intrusive measures might be necessary, law enforcement and/or DCF officials need to be called in to ensure things are done legally, and sensitively. There certainly was not a clear and present danger imminent in this case. Education professionals need to work with, and defer to, law enforcement professionals as appropriate.
Equal Justice

Stamford, CT

#5 Apr 21, 2009
Why is it when 3-4 boys in CT get strip searched nothing happens to the seachers or the Police but when it's a girl it goes to the Surpreme Court? Is this right?
give me a break

Bayonne, NJ

#6 Apr 22, 2009
Equal Justice wrote:
Why is it when 3-4 boys in CT get strip searched nothing happens to the seachers or the Police but when it's a girl it goes to the Surpreme Court? Is this right?
I would take this to the supreme court as well if this was my child and some other child accused him/her of carrying drugs. All because someone is under the age of 18 doesn't mean they do not have civil rights.
Many times parents settle out of court usually for a large settlement and agree not to go to court. I think there have been two other occasions in CT where administrators lost their jobs or the teacher did.

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