Well whaddaya know? Strip searching a 13 year old on a hunch IS unconstitutional!
July 13, 2008 4:12 AM Subscribe
Strip searching 13 year old girls is bad mmmkay.
Today the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit ruled in a 6-5 decision that students cannot be strip-searched based on the uncorroborated word of another student who is facing disciplinary punishment. In an even bigger twist, the court has found that the school official who ordered the strip search, Vice Principal Kerry Wilson, is financially liable in the case and cannot claim qualified immunity.
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