No. 02-0505.

666 N.W.2d 142 (2003)

STATE of Iowa, Appellant, v. Marzel JONES, Appellee.

Supreme Court of Iowa.

July 16, 2003.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Thomas J. Miller, Attorney General, Mary E. Tabor, Assistant Attorney General, Richard R. Phillips, County Attorney, and Alan Ostergren, Assistant County Attorney, for appellant.

Linda Del Gallo, State Appellate Defender, and Shellie L. Knipfer, Assistant State Appellate Defender, for appellee.

Andrew J. Bracken and Danielle J. Jess of Ahlers, Cooney, Dorweiler, Haynie, Smith & Allbee, P.C., Des Moines, for amici curiae Iowa Association of School Boards and School Administrators of Iowa.

Catherine K. Levine, Des Moines, for amicus curiae Iowa Civil Liberties Union.

CADY, Justice.

In this appeal, we consider a number of issues arising from the search of a high school student's locker in light of the state and federal constitutional prohibitions against unreasonable search and seizure. After considering the search conducted in light of the balance between the student's privacy interest and the interest of the school in maintaining a proper educational environment, we conclude that the search was permissible and the district court...

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