Student Free Speech Rights

Guests talked about court cases over students' free speech rights. Monday, March 19, 2007, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument… read more

Guests talked about court cases over students' free speech rights. Monday, March 19, 2007, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in the Morse v. Frederick case. At issue was whether high school principal Deborah Morse in Juneau, Alaska, violated student Joseph Frederick’s free speech rights by suspending him for a banner that read “Bong Hits 4 Jesus.” Mr. Hutton’s organization filed a brief with the Court in support of principal’s decision to regulate student speech. Mr. Goodman’s group filed a brief with the Court supporting the student’s right of free expression. They also responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. close

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Mar 24, 2007

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