A federal appeals court [Friday] upheld immunity for administrators at a Kentucky middle school over their role in turning in a student to law enforcement officials for giving a prescription pill to another student.
The student and her parents sued the Grant County school district and various officials, alleging that their actions violated the girl's rights under the Fourth and Fifth Amendments of the U.S. Constitution [because] officials essentialy coerced a confession out of her...
...In its Oct. 10 opinion in S.E. v. Grant County Board of Education, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals
for the 6th Circuit, in Cincinnati, held that the girl's rights were not violated.
Sunday, October 12, 2008
This from the School Law Blog: