TITLE

The "Bong Hits" Case and Viewpoint Discrimination: A State Law Answer to Protecting Unpopular Student Viewpoints

AUTHOR(S)
Mayor, Evan
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
George Washington Law Review;Apr2009, Vol. 77 Issue 3, p799
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article aims to determine the level of protection provided by the First Amendment to student speech in the U.S. It explores the struggle by giving a brief history of student speech law, including relevant decisions by the Supreme Court. It also assesses the state of the law regarding the applicability of viewpoint neutrality to student speech. In addition, the article discusses the split in the circuit courts on whether the First Amendment requires viewpoint neutrality in the context of school-sponsored student speech.
ACCESSION #
42541160

 

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