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NH Supr Court Reaffirms "Reasonable Suspicion" for Student Searches
11/20/2007

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The New Hampshire Supreme Court recently issued a decision clarifying the rights and responsibilities regarding school officials conducting student searches. In Re Juvenile 2006-406, the Supreme Court held that a school administrator acted reasonably, and therefore legally, when he unilaterally searched a studentís locker after receiving information that the student had drug paraphernalia in the locker. The Courtís opinion was issued September 25, 2007...

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