May 16-18- Student Search and Seizure: Fourth Amendment Limits on School Officials

$250.00

Air date: May 16-18, 7 a.m. – midnight

Cost: $250 per NCSBA member district

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Student Search and Seizure: Fourth Amendment Limits on School Officials

In recent months, many school systems have experienced a worrisome increase in the number of firearms found on school grounds and school buses. Under what circumstances may school officials search a student’s person, personal belongings, or vehicle to locate firearms or other weapons? When may school officials conduct locker searches or use metal detectors? To what extent are school officials allowed to search a student suspected of possessing illegal drugs or other contraband? This webinar will discuss the Fourth Amendment standards that apply when searches are required in order to maintain a safe and orderly school environment.

Presenter: Janine Murphy, NCSBA Assistant Legal Counsel