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strip-search

a search that involves stripping a person naked
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I think this is quite concerning because we know so little about why so many strip-searches are taking place," she said.
28) Strip-searches have been described as one of the most invasive intrusions to a person's privacy, leading some detainees to commit suicide as a result.
The court held that the suspicionless strip-searches of all juveniles could not be based on the officials' state statutory duty to report child abuse or neglect, where the duty to report was not a duty to detect, and any interest the officials had in detecting abuse was outweighed by the detainees' privacy interests.
Strip-searches may be routine for those working in jails and prisons but they are not routine for courts.