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

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    I need help with writing a Reflection on the case New Jersey v. T.L.O (1985)

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    The case of New Jersey v. T.L.O centered on the 4th Amendment and the rights it grants to citizens. T.L.O. and another female high school student were found smoking in a girl's bathroom. Smoking on school property is against the rules. The assistant vice-principal insisted on examining T.L.O.'s purse and found not only cigarettes but drug paraphernalia and marijuana. He also found written evidence that T.L.O. was involved in selling marijuana at the high school.

    The 4th Amendment protects citizens from unlawful searches and seizures. The ...

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