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New Jersey v. T.L.O. (1985)

  • By: James C. Foster
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Fourth Amendment
  • Edited by: John R. Vile & David L. Hudson Jr.
  • Subject:American Political History, American Political Thought, Law & Courts

New Jersey v. T.L.O., 469 U.S. 325 (1985), was the first U.S. Supreme Court decision addressing the Fourth Amendment rights of public school students. It still provides the governing law regarding searches and seizures in educational contexts. T.L.O. defined unreasonable to ...

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