Q: My 15 yr old was search after school review the school cameras, now she has court. How can I get a copy?
My daughter says they didn’t have any reason to search her, I want to make sure her rights weren’t violated.
If your 15-year-old daughter is facing charges and has a court date as a result of a search at her school, you may be able to obtain a copy of the school's security footage through the discovery process in court. You may also wish to contact the school directly and request a copy of the footage.
It's important to understand that schools have the authority to conduct searches of students in certain circumstances, such as when there is a reasonable suspicion that a student has violated school rules or the law. However, schools must follow certain guidelines and procedures to ensure that students' rights are not violated during searches.
If you believe that your daughter's rights were violated during the search, you may wish to speak with an attorney who specializes in education law or juvenile law to discuss your options. They can help you understand your daughter's legal rights and represent her in court to ensure that those rights are protected.
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