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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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appalled by a video recording of the strip-searching by force of a refractory young person, which included cutting off his clothing despite his protestations that he was willing to comply.
Courts consistently reject this argument and instead rule that placement in the general population alone does not justify strip-searching an arrestee who was not already subject to a strip-search as part of the booking process.
However, it is understood strip-searching will remain an option at the prison "in exceptional circumstances".
A VETERAN republican jailed for abducting and assaulting a dissident republican yesterday received High Court permission to challenge prison authorities over strip-searching policies.
Former detainees at a county juvenile detention center brought a [section] 1983 action challenging the center's policy of strip-searching all juveniles admitted to the facility, regardless of the seriousness of their charged offense or the existence of suspicion.