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Bell Ringer: Justice John Paul Stevens on Morse v. Frederick

Justice John Paul Stevens on Morse v. Frederick

Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens talked about students' rights in schools and talked about the decision in the Supreme Court Case Morse v. Frederick. The case centered around a student who decided to present a banner with the phrase "Bong Hits 4 Jesus" at a school event.

Description

Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens talked about students' rights in schools and talked about the decision in the Supreme Court Case Morse v. Frederick. The case centered around a student who decided to present a banner with the phrase "Bong Hits 4 Jesus" at a school event.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • Explain the background of the Morse v. Frederick Supreme Court Case.
  • How did the Court rule in this case?
  • What arguments did Justice Stevens make in opposition to this decision?

Additional Resources

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Advocacy
    • Bong Hits 4 Jesus
    • Censor
    • Dissent
    • Freedom Of Speech
    • Marijuana
    • Morse V. Frederick
    • Subjective

    Topics

    Civil Rights & Civil LibertiesEducationSupreme Court Cases

    Grades

    Middle SchoolHigh SchoolUniversity