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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>  
 
Beyond the chiffon, proms can be speech battlegrounds
By Gene Policinski Mississippi ruling affirms that high schoolers, like the rest of us, should be allowed to express themselves. 04.04.10
 
Wash. jury sides with district in fight over school newspaper story
Four students claimed their reputations were ruined when Emerald Ridge High School's JagWire included their names, sexual histories in story about oral sex. 04.23.10
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