11th Circ. Won't Rehear Transvaginal Ultrasound Ruling

Law360, Miami (December 1, 2016, 5:01 PM EST) -- The Eleventh Circuit on Wednesday refused to rethink its decision that invasive ultrasounds challenged by sonography students constituted a search under the Fourth Amendment, dismissing concerns about ramifications for public educational institutions.

In a one-paragraph order, the three-judge panel for the appeals court denied a request by Valencia College faculty to reconsider its Oct. 4 ruling reviving litigation alleging that the faculty members strongly encouraged students to submit to transvaginal ultrasounds performed by their peers as part of the Florida college's sonography training program and retaliated...
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