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How Well Do You Know T.l.o Versus New Jersey?

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This quiz will test the participants knowledge on the Supreme Court Case, T. L. O. Versus New Jersey.

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  • 1. 
    Why was T.L.O. initially escorted to the principal's office?
    • A. 

      T.L.O. was caught fighting in the hallway.

    • B. 

      T.L.O. was a truant.

    • C. 

      T.L.O. was forcing a girl's head down the toilet.

    • D. 

      T.L.O was caught smoking in the bathroom.

    • E. 

      T.L.O was caught selling marijuana.

  • 2. 
    What was the name of the school principal?
    • A. 

      Tony Hock

    • B. 

      Bob Ryan

    • C. 

      Alvin Chipmonk

    • D. 

      Theodore Choplick

    • E. 

      Simon Chipmonk

  • 3. 
    Why did Choplick initially (after she was first brought to him) search T.L.O.s purse?
    • A. 

      T.L.O. had been caught smoking and he was looking for cigarettes.

    • B. 

      Choplick wanted to destroy her 4th amendment rights.

    • C. 

      Choplick suspected T.L.O. was a drug dealer for she had been caught selling marijuana in the bathroom.

    • D. 

      T.L.O. had told the school she had stashed her cigarettes in her bag.

    • E. 

      Choplick was a lunatic.

  • 4. 
    What indicated to Choplick that T.L.O. might be using marijuana ?
    • A. 

      Choplick spotted a business card that said "Marijuana User" in TLO's bag.

    • B. 

      Choplick spotted a pot with a suspicious plant in it in TLO's bag.

    • C. 

      Choplick didn't like T.L.O.

    • D. 

      T.L.O smelt like cigarette smoke.

    • E. 

      Choplick spotted cigarette rolling papers in TLO's bag.

  • 5. 
    After suspecting T.L.O. of Marijuana use, what was Choplick's course of action?
    • A. 

      Choplick stole some of T.L.O.'s pot and smoked with her in the faculty parking lot.

    • B. 

      Choplick sent T.L.O. back to class for he needed a search warrent to look for more than the cigarettes.

    • C. 

      Choplick searched her bag again and found evidence implicating T.L.O. in marijuana dealing. He then called T.L.O's mother and the police, handing over the evidence to the police.

    • D. 

      Choplick searched her bag and found nothing more.

    • E. 

      Choplick turned into a unicorn and started tap dancing with T.L.O. while singing "1234" by Feist.

  • 6. 
    Which court brought delinquency charges against T.L.O. using the evidence supplied by Choplick? 
    • A. 

      The New Jersey Swing Court

    • B. 

      The Honor Court

    • C. 

      The Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court of Middlesex County

    • D. 

      The Prom Court

    • E. 

      Judge Judy's Court

  • 7. 
    What two courts did T.L.O. unsuccessfully appeal her conviction in? 
    • A. 

      The Juvenile Court and the Appelatte Division

    • B. 

      The Jungle Court and the Banana Division

    • C. 

      Judge Judy's Court and the Orange Division

    • D. 

      The Circulatory System and the Applies Court

    • E. 

      The Chocolate Chip Court and the Cookie Club

  • 8. 
    What was T.L.O.'s reasoning behind why the evidence provided by Choplick was attained in a a way that violated the 4th amendment?
    • A. 

      Choplick didn't give T.L.O. a lollipop.

    • B. 

      Choplick forgot to shut T.L.O.'s purse.

    • C. 

      Choplick didn't like T.L.O.

    • D. 

      Choplick needed a search warrant to search T.L.O.

    • E. 

      Choplick couldn't spell probable cause.

  • 9. 
    When T.L.O. appealed her case to the New Jersey Supreme Court, what was their verdict and action on the case?
    • A. 

      The Court stated T.L.O. was a drug dealer and bought pot from her.

    • B. 

      The Court stated T.L.O. was a delinquent and suspended her.

    • C. 

      The Court stated Choplick was a moron and fired him.

    • D. 

      The Court stated the evidence used in the case was found in an illegal search and could not be relied on in court. The Court then repealed previous convictions against T.L.O. based on this decision.

    • E. 

      The Court stated Choplick bought pot from T.L.O. and threw a house party with them both.

  • 10. 
    When New Jersey appealed the case to the Supreme Court, what was the verdict of the case?
    • A. 

      The Supreme Court had the same verdict as the New Jersey Supreme Court.

    • B. 

      The Supreme Court decided Choplick and T.L.O. should be sent to boot camp together so they could bond.

    • C. 

      The Supreme Court revealed that Choplick was secretly a unicorn and one of the judges asked for a ride to the moon.

    • D. 

      The Supreme Court decided both parties involved in the case were incorrect and that the school needed to provide disco dancing lessons.

    • E. 

      The Supreme Court decides that the search was reasonable and that in the future, a school search's legal status would have to be dertimined case by case using a reasonableness standard.

  • 11. 
    In your opinion, was the Supreme Court decision in this case fair? Use details from the case as support for your answer.
  • 12.