ERIC Number: EJ599126
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Pants and Hats: Dress Codes and Expressive Conduct as Speech.
DeMitchell, Todd A.
International Journal of Educational Reform, v8 n4 p413-18 Oct 1999
It has been 30 years since the U.S. Supreme Court, in the "Tinker" case, upheld three students' right to wear black armbands protesting the Vietnam War to school. Recent cases involving sagging pants and an African headwrap (dress code violations) did not meet allowable "free-speech" requirements. (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Tinker v Des Moines Independent School District