Feb 262017
 

Andrew Welsh-Huggins reports:

The Ohio Supreme Court is weighing the constitutionality of a student’s backpack search that authorities say led first to the discovery of bullets and later a gun.

At issue before the high court is whether a second search of the backpack violated the student’s privacy rights, which are generally weaker inside school walls.

Courts say schools need “reasonable suspicion” for a search, compared to the higher “probable cause” evidence outside of school settings.

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