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ERIC Number: EJ585651
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0275-6072
Metal Detectors in the Public Schools: Fourth Amendment Concerns.
Ferraraccio, Michael
Journal of Law and Education, v28 n2 p209-29 Apr 1999
Asks whether proponents' justifications for using metal detectors to counteract school violence are compelling enough to override students' privacy interests. Concludes that there are serious constitutional concerns raised by using metal detectors. The rationale for upholding school searches in other contexts does not apply to metal-detector searches. (93 references) (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Fourth Amendment