Mr. Note is a tenth-grade teacher. While walking down the hall, he spotted a suspicious object protruding from a student’s pocket. He asked the student to empty his pocket, but the student refused.
- Does the teacher have the grounds to make such a request?
- Does the student have the right to refuse to obey the teacher’s request?
- Should physical force be used to identify the object?
- Would such a search be legal?
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