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Sendor, Benjamin – American School Board Journal, 1985
A recent Florida court decision provides an example of a textbook case of an unconstitutionl student search. The key distinction from the "New Jersey vs. TLO" case (a student search found to be constitutional) is that the teacher who searched the students had no reasonable cause. (MD)
Descriptors: Constitutional Law, Court Litigation, Search and Seizure, Secondary Education
Nolte, M. Chester – American School Board Journal, 1985
When considering student expulsion, it is important to keep complete records of all hearings and proceedings. Reviewed is a recent Pennsylvania court case in which a board decision to expel two students was overturned in the courts because no hearing records were kept. (MD)
Descriptors: Boards of Education, Constitutional Law, Court Litigation, Due Process