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Criminal Practice – Search & Seizure – Schoolchild – Strip Search — ‘Bra Lift’ – Unreasonable (access required)

In re T.A.S. The principal of an alternative school was informed by students that pills of a type that “would cause kids to be unsafe” were coming into the school. This did not justify searches that required a 13-year-old girl, in front of a member of the opposite sex, to reach under her shirt and lift her bra away from her body. We reverse the trial court’s denial of respondent’s motion to suppress.

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