Supremes: Search Student Cars on Less Than Probable Cause – State v. Best

[02/03/10 – 10:24 am] This morning, in a case captioned State v. Best, the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled that school administrators may search student vehicles parked on school property based upon a level of suspicion that is less than probable cause. In order to conduct such a search, school officials need only have a reasonable suspicion that the student’s vehicle contains contraband.

Download a copy of State v. Best.

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