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    Seizure laws specific to juveniles

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    You are assisting an attorney defending a juvenile caught with drugs in his school locker. School authorities checked the teenager's locker randomly as part of a "get tough" policy that the school initiated. The attorney has assigned the following tasks to you:

    Summary on the search and seizure laws specific to juveniles, with particular emphasis on laws regulating searches in a school setting.

    Apply this legal knowledge to the specific case the attorney is working on. Analyze the situation, and offer your opinion on whether the search was legal or not.

    You can quote examples of other similar cases from your research to support your opinion.

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    Laws applying to search and seizure in schools mandate that juveniles or students do not have the autonomy to refuse searches on school grounds. School officials can ...

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    The expert examines seizure laws specific to juveniles.

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