student speech

School shootings, creative writing & free speech

When public school students pen violent-themed creative writing, administrators are faced not only with the problem of addressing potentially troubled youth but also with a classic test of their commitment
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5th Circuit extends limits on student speech

When the U.S. Supreme Court in June decided Morse v. Frederick, reasons existed for believing the ruling would not significantly restrict the rights of student speakers. The decision upholding the
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Tinkering with Tinker standards?

Can a public school prevent a student from wearing T-shirts with anti-gay messages? Does a public school engage in impermissible viewpoint discrimination by promoting a day of tolerance for gay
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