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Safford Unified School District v. Redding (2009)

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

In Safford Unified School District v. Redding, 557 U.S. 364 (2009), the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a strip search of a 13-year-old female middle schooler was too intrusive and violated her Fourth Amendment rights. However, the Court found that because ...

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