The Bright Coast

Progressive Thoughts from San Diego Alums on Law, Politics, and Culture

School Officials Strip Search 13yo for …

Posted by brightcoast on April 20, 2009

wait for it, IBUPROFEN!!! Oral arguments to be heard this week on this seemingly outrageous set of circumstances. Strip searching for prescription meds based on essentially nothing other than hearsay of some seemingly less reliable student is completely distinguishable from heightened ability to search students’ lockers, in my humble opinion. I don’t see how it would be necessary for weapons either, as some have argued, since metal detectors should be more than sufficient.

Now to see where SCOTUS comes out…


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