The recent "hooky party" scandal, in which some middle school girls in Washington Heights were forced to get tests for pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases after they were caught cutting school, has focused on the invasion of the girls' privacy—and, inevitably, on the racier aspects of the story. While the tabloid headlines screamed about sex, the New York Civil Liberties Union sued Doe and Roe's middle school as well as the city Department of Education, charging they violated the teenagers' constitutional rights to privacy, equality,... More >>>