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Univ. of San Diego School of Law

Thursday, September 23, 2010

School Pays Damages after Searching Student's Cell Phone and Finding Nude Photos

FindLaw has the story here:

A minor student from Pennsylvania, identified in the lawsuit as N.N., settled with Tunkhannock Area School District and school officials for $33,000. As is typical in settlements, the school did not acknowledged any wrongdoing in the cell phone privacy case. N.N.'s claims against the District Attorney's Office were not part of the settlement, according to the American Civil Liberties Union. N.N. filed a federal complaint against the District Attorney's office with the help of the ACLU.

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