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 June 21, 2018  Posted by  Court, Surveillance, U.S.

Tim Cushing reports:

It’s assumed (wrongly) that minors have few, if any, Constitutional rights.

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Minors do have rights. They’re subject to more limitations but they’re far from nonexistent. But that doesn’t stop prosecutors, cops, and school officials from pretending “limited” equals “zero.” A case highlighted by FourthAmendment.com shows a court pushing back against this assumption, which took the form of an overly-invasive probation condition slapped on a minor following a search of the student which uncovered a small knife, rolling papers, and a lighter.

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