High court will hear school strip-search case

Jan. 20, 2009
Lawyers say that rights of 13-year-old girl were violated
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide the case of a 13-year-oldArizona girl who contends her constitutional rights were violated when school officials strip-searched her for a prescription-strength pain reliever. The court also will consider, even if the search is found unconstitutional, whether the school vice principal who ordered the search is financially liable for damages. To read The Washington Post article, click here.

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