The Supreme Court held in the case of New Jersey versus T.L.O. Who was a minor female student that she had a reduced expectation of privacy while in school.
The student was accused of smoking in a bathroom. A search of her purse found cigarettes and marijuana paraphernalia. The Supreme Court ruled that student rights were not violated because there is a reduced expectation of privacy in school.
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