13 Mar Random Drug Testing in School is Unconstitutional
High school students do not get much of a break. When it comes to Rights, it is hard to believe how few a student can invoke in the school setting. However, today the Washington State Supreme Court ruled that they still have a few left.
“If we were to allow random drug testing here, what prevents school districts from either later drug testing students participating in any extracurricular activities, as federal courts now allow, or testing the entire student population?” “In the context of randomly drug testing student athletes, we see no reason to invent such a broad exception to the warrant requirement as such an alleged exception cannot be found in the common law.”
You can read the full article by Rachel La Corte here.