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ERIC Number: EJ781667
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 10
Abstractor: ERIC
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ISSN: ISSN-0013-175X
Student Expression: The Uncertain Future
Bathon, Justin M.; McCarthy, Martha M.
Educational Horizons, v86 n2 p75-84 Win 2008
On June 25, 2007, the United States Supreme Court rendered its decision in "Morse v. Frederick", a long-awaited ruling regarding student speech in public schools. For nearly twenty years, the Supreme Court had been silent on the issue while lower courts attempted to apply the rules announced in previous Supreme Court decisions. It is unclear what impact the "Morse" decision will have on the lower courts and the daily administration of schools. This article provides a brief overview of Supreme Court precedent pertaining to student speech, the specifics of the "Morse v. Frederick" decision, and an analysis of what this decision means for future student-speech decisions as well as for public school educators. (Contains 41 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United States