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ERIC Number: EJ364691
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1987
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When Is a Student's Political Communication not Political: Bethel School District vs. Fraser.
Siegel, Paul
Communication Education, v36 n4 p347-55 Oct 1987
Argues that the Supreme Court's decision--upholding the constitutionality of disciplinary actions taken against a public high school student who delivered a speech laden with sexual metaphor (though not obscene language) in a nominating assembly--was improper in that it attempted to articulate a false dichotomy between "political communication" and "sexually oriented speech." (NKA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: First Amendment