A high school sophomore was taken to the principal’s office after a school resou

Admin/ July 12, 2022/ Law

A high school sophomore was taken to the principal’s office after a school resource officer saw her ducking behind a parked car. The student was told to empty her purse on a desk. She complied and school “Readmittance Slips” were found to be improperly in her possession. The student was then required to turn her pockets inside out, to completely remove her jeans, and to bend over so a female staff member could visually inspect the contents of her bra. The basis for the search was the assistant principal’s belief that the student possessed illegal drugs. The student filed suit claiming a violation of her Fourth Amendment rights. What is the likely result?

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