Safety Law News for August 4, 2015

  •  In Minnesota, the Court of Appeals has reversed the expulsion of a student disciplined after a knife was found in her purse during a search of her locker. The court ruled that the expulsion violated the Pupil Fair Dismissal Act. [In re A.D.]
  • In Iowa, the Court of Appeals upheld the conviction of a student for possession of a firearm and carrying weapons on school grounds. The court ruled that the administrator’s search of the school-issued athletic equipment bag was reasonable and did not violate the Fourth Amendment. [State v. Lindsey].