How has case law changed with regard to school searches or other constitutional rights on school property, since the T.L.O. case?
After a shooting incident at another high school, the administrators at Riverdale High decided to conduct a sweep of all school lockers. They believe that the student profile and neighborhood of their school are similar to those where the shootings took place. There is, therefore, a possibility that a similar crime might occur.
The school administrators also think that a random search might be a good deterrent to keep students away from bringing guns or drugs to school. During the search of lockers, the policemen, who were asked to conduct the operation, also did a pat-down search of students who walked by.
You are the defense attorney for a student in whose locker marijuana was found during the search. The student was also found to be in possession of the same drug during the pat-down search.
Based on the case above, write an analysis that addresses the following questions: