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strip-search

to strip a prisoner or suspect naked to search him or her for contraband narcotics. Detailed rules in different systems for different purposes govern quite how invasive the search may be.
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A strip search refers to the "search of a person conducted
That is, assuming that a strip search is conducted appropriately
"I protested that the other branch of this same hospital, where I had been a month earlier, did not strip search me.
And most of all, any requirement to strip search all psychiatric patients leaves us as egregious perpetrators of stigma against those with mental illnesses, since other medical patients are not subject to this indignity.
Supreme Court earlier this month allowing strip searches of people arrested - even for minor offenses - is not likely to have much effect on how local law enforcement does its job.
The court should have ruled that the Fourth Amendment bars strip searches of people arrested for minor offenses not involving drugs or violence, unless officials have reason to suspect that people are concealing contraband.
Two of the men were forced to drop their trousers and underwear during a strip search."
(64) Thus, prior to the strip search, the assistant principal had no information regarding when Savana allegedly provided the drugs or where, if Savana had them with her that day, she would likely be hiding them.
It also revealed problems at police stations, including cramped and dark cells, issues with strip searches of transgender people and a need for investment in improving the police estate.
The Haifa-based Adalah - The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel said in a press release that "for years, Israeli airlines' security personnel have made a practice of frequently humiliating Arab passengers, requiring strip searches during check-in and security escorts throughout airport facilities until passengers board their flight."
Ergin said in his reply that strip searches take place in prisons if there is a reasonable suspicion that a convict is carrying an item that is prohibited and if approval by the warden of the prison has been granted, and that such searches are done without embarrassing the convicts.