Student expression in Speech - Cases & resources


Supreme Court
Westside Community Board of Education v. Mergens 496 U.S. 226 (1990)

Boyd County High School Gay Straight Alliance v. Board of Education of Boyd County, Ky., 258 F.Supp.2d 667 (E.D. Kent. 2003)
Ceniceros v. Board of Trustees of the San Diego Unified School District, 106 F.3d 878 (9th Cir. 1997)
Colin v. Orange Unified School District, 83 F.Supp.2d 1135 (C.D. Cal. 2000)
Donovan v. Punxsutawney Area School Board, 336 F.3d 211 (3rd Cir. 2003)
East High Gay/Straight Alliance v. Board of Education of Salt Lake City School District, 81 F.Supp.2d 1166 (D.Utah 1999)
Pope v. East Brunswick Board of Education, 12 F.3d 1244 (3rd Cir. 1993)
Prince v. Jacoby, 303 F.3d 1074 (9th Cir. 2002)

Equal Access Act, 20 U.S.C. 4071-4074 (1984).

Hagins, Todd, “Mother Goose and Father God: Extending the Equal Access Act to Pre-High-School Students,” 15 Regent U.L. Rev. 93 (2002).

Haynes, Charles, Sam Chaltain, John E. Ferguson Jr., David L. Hudson Jr. & Oliver Thomas. The First Amendment in Schools (Alexandria, Virg: ASCD 2003), p. 47-50.

Mawdsley, Ralph D., “The Equal Access Act and Public Schools: What Are the Legal Issues Related to Recognizing Gay Student Groups,” 2001 BYU Educ. & L.J. 1.