BREAKING NEWS: A New Jersey High School conducts a search without warrant on a 14-year-old student caught smoking in the restroom...
*FLASHBACK* A teacher saw smoke coming from the girls restroom and went to check it out.
The teacher caught two 14-Year-Old girls smoking in the school bathroom. She immediately escorted them to the principal's office.
The principal was very angry and decided to search TLO's locker.
When the principal searcher TLO's locker, the cops found a pack of cigarettes in it. TLO then took the school to court saying it was a violation of her fourth ammendment.
The search of TLO's locker is a violation of the fourth amendment. Therefore, none of the evidence found can be used against her.
TLO took the New Jersey high school to court. The first ruling was with the school that it wasn't a violation. TLO then took the case to the New Jersey Supreme Court where she recieved the ruling above.