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By David L. Hudson Jr.
First Amendment scholar
For the first time in nearly 20 years the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on a pure student free-expression claim in the June 2007 case Morse v. Frederick. However, uncertainty remains over some kinds of student speech. FULL STORY>  
11th Circuit: Miami school board can pull Cuba book from libraries
Panel is split on whether book was banned or removed; dissenting judge says it appears book was yanked for political rather than educational reasons. 02.06.09
8th Circuit sides with Mo. school in dispute over Confederate flag
By David L. Hudson Jr. Judges cite racial incidents in agreeing that Farmington High officials can prohibit rebel symbols. 02.02.09

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