ERIC Number: EJ664432
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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The Case of the Purloined Letter.
Zirkel, Perry A.
Phi Delta Kappan, v84 n8 p628-30 Apr 2003
Analyzes Arkansas case wherein the Eighth Circuit held 6-5 that letter written by seventh-grade student threatening violence against his former girl friend was not protected by the First Amendment even though a friend took the letter from student's home without his knowledge and gave it to the girl. Upheld board's decision to expel student. (Contains 11 references.) (PKP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: First Amendment