ERIC Number: EJ592904
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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The 30th Anniversary of "Tinker."
Zirkel, Perry A.
Phi Delta Kappan, v81 n1 p34-40,58 Sep 1999
In considering the suspension of three Des Moines students for wearing armbands to protest the Vietnamese War, the U.S. Supreme Court held that public school officials' prohibition of student expression violates the First Amendment. This article reviews this landmark case, employing interviews with the plaintiffs' and district's lead counsels. (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Tinker v Des Moines Independent School District