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Torres, Mario S., Jr.; Callahan, Jamie L. – Education and Urban Society, 2008
This study explores the court system's treatment of students' Fourth Amendment rights in cases emerging from contrasting minority school settings and whether discrepancies exist in case outcomes between these extremes. From virtually every search and seizure case that occurred between the 1985 U.S. Supreme Court case in "New Jersey v.…
Descriptors: Courts, Search and Seizure, Court Litigation, Psychological Patterns
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Stefkovich, Jacqueline A.; O'Brien, G. Michaele – Education and Urban Society, 1997
Examines the problems of drugs and violence in public schools, with focus on urban schools and the national initiatives and federal laws influencing school practices along with relevant court cases. Final comments discuss the implications for policy and practice. (GR)
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation