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A federal judge ruled Aug. 18 that a computerized background-check system made by Raptor Technologies does not violate the constitutional rights of parents and other school visitors who undergo the checks.

Visitors to schools in the Lake Travis Independent School District (LTISD) in Texas are required to produce government-issued identification that is scanned and, through Raptor's V-soft visitor management technology, screened for possible sex-offender status, custody disputes, restraining orders, and trespassing orders.

Yvonne and Larry Meadows, the parents of...

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