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Friday, June 26, 2009

ACLU Wins Case Before the United States Supreme Court for Arizona Student

In an 8 to 1 decision, the United States Supreme Court ruled that a strip-search by school officials of a 13-year-old student, Savana Redding, suspected of possessing prescription-strength ibuprofen, violated the Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution.

Justice Clarence Thomas dissented.


From the New York Times: Safford Unified School District v. April Redding

Other Reading: The Anita Hill - Clarence Thomas Controversy.

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