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SCHOOL AND UNIVERSITY CENSORSHIP
  • HIGH SCHOOL PRESS & MEDIA CENSORSHIP
  • CURRICULUM & FACULTY CENSORSHIP
  • PRINTED MATERIALS & WRITING CENSORSHIP
  • SCHOOL ARTS CENSORSHIP
  • PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE MANDATES
  • UNIVERSITY PRESS & MEDIA CENSORSHIP
  • POLITICAL CORRECTNESS ISSUES
  • SCHOOL LIBRARY & LITERARY CENSORSHIP
  • MISCELLANEOUS SCHOOL CENSORSHIP
  • DRESS CODES & SCHOOL UNIFORMS
  • SCHOOL & STUDENT INTERNET CENSORSHIP
  • EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES CENSORSHIP
  • RIGHTS TO PROTEST AND PETITION
  • HIGH SCHOOL PRESS & MEDIA CENSORSHIP
  • High school students go online to avoid censorship
    Freedom Forum - 6-29-2000

  • Struggle for high school press freedom continues in post-Hazelwood era
    Freedom Forum - 6-26-2000

  • Principal has no regrets about censoring yearbook entry
    Freedom Forum - 6-5-2000

  • Student, principal win courage awards for high school journalism
    Freedom Forum - 5-25-2000

  • The First Amendment On the Air - A legal guide to broadcast media for student journalists
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 2000

  • Administrator bans criticism in paper after editorial attack on cafeteria food
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 2000

  • High school students face punishment for speech
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 2000

  • Commentary provokes principal to pull papers
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 2000

  • Supporter wants federal press protections
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 2000

  • Two states defeat anti-Hazelwoodbills
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 2000

  • Students say principal's decision to confiscate newspapers stinks
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 2000

  • Principals censor newspapers at two Calif. schools
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 2000

  • Editors win fight to keep free-press guidelines - Students have less success in actually publishing paper
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 2000


    STATE LEGISLATION TO PROTECT STUDENTS FROM HAZELWOOD COURT RULING

  • Student free-expression bill dies - Sponsor withdraws legislation after amendments alter its intent
    Student Press Law Center - 4-12-2000

  • Alabama House panel backs students' right to free speech, press
    Freedom Forum - 3-2-2000

  • House committee approves student freedom of expression bill
    Student Press Law Center - 3-2-2000

  • Student free-expression bill dies in Nebraska legislature
    Student Press Law Center - 1-28-2000

  • Nebraska student-publications bill fails to win support
    Freedom Forum - 1-25-2000

  • Nebraska student-publications bill fails to win support
    AP - 1-25-2000

  • Survey reveals dwindling support for student press
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1999

  • Legislation protecting the high school press finds little support from state lawmakers
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1999

  • State anti-Hazelwood legislation faces success. defeats
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1999

  • Illinois House votes to give public school students freedom of the press
    Freedom Forum - 3-19-1999

  • Anti-Hazelwood legislation up again in 1999
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1998

  • Michigan lawmaker drafts student-expression bill
    Freedom Forum - 12-29-1998

  • Anti-Hazelwood legislation gaining momentum
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1998

  • Lawmakers get behind free-press bills for high school journalists
    Freedom Forum - 1-20-1998

  • Senators bail on anti-Hazelwood bill after 11th hour fight by schools
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1997

  • Superintendents pressure Illinois senators to withdraw student-press bill
    Freedom Forum - 11-17-1997

  • Illinois House overrides veto of student-press legislation
    Freedom Forum - 10-31-1997

  • Censorship Conflict Renews Call for Illinois Student-Press Protection
    Freedom Forum - 9-29-1997

  • Sink or swim - Other states keep up the effort to protect free expression by law
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1997

  • Illinois swings... and misses - Gov. Jim Edgar vetoes legislation that would have protected student media
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1997

  • Illinois anti-Hazelwood bill just one step away from becoming law
    Student Press Law Center - 6-5-1997

  • High School Free Press Close to Reality; Illinois Senate Approves Student Publications Act
    ACLU - 5-19-1997

  • States propose student press protections
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1997

  • Bills in the works in six states would guarantee free expression to students
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1996

  • Free expression laws kept from high school students
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1996


    HIGH SCHOOL JOURNALISM ADVISER FIRINGS, SUSPENSIONS AND PUNISHMENTS

  • Journalism teacher says union activity, student's poem cost him adviser role
    Freedom Forum - 3-24-2000

  • Pennsylvania district asks student journalists to draft publication guidelines
    Freedom Forum - 3-10-2000

  • Controversy erupts after school removes newspaper adviser
    Freedom Forum - 11-18-1999

  • High school students fight to restore uncensored newspaper
    Student Press Law Center - 10-27-1999

  • Adviser sues university after firing
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1999

  • High school adviser loses job after failing to submit newspaper to principal for prior review
    Student Press Law Center - 9-9-1999

  • Adviser to sue school for refusing to renew contract
    Student Press Law Center - 6-24-1999

  • Adviser receives $20,000 settlement
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1999

  • Former paper adviser receives cash, award
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1999

  • Judge throws out students' plea - Court rules school acted justly in removing adviser
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1999

  • Mo. students sue school after adviser is removed
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1998

  • "Disrespect" charges dropped
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1998

  • Florida school district settles with ousted adviser
    Student Press Law Center - 7-2-1998

  • At first glance, it's justice
    Freedom Forum - 7-1-1998

  • New CMA program to help advisers
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1998

  • Protecting free speech is no easy task - Advisers removed after defending students' press rights
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1998

  • Student journalists avenge - Ethics charges protest advisor's dismissal
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1997

  • Editor, adviser removed after printing photos
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1997

  • Teacher sues administrators over bestiality story
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1996

  • Controversial bestiality article forces adviser out of position
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1996


    KANSAS BILL TO LIMIT STUDENT PRESS RIGHTS

  • Kansas considers limiting press freedoms
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1998

  • Proposed restrictions stem from politics
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1998

  • Kansas lawmakers seek compromise on student-press bill
    Freedom Forum - 3-16-1998

  • Two steps forward, three steps back? Kansas legislature reconsiders anti-Hazelwood law
    Student Press Law Center - 3-12-1998

  • Kansas lawmakers hear testimony on student-press guidelines
    Freedom Forum - 3-11-1998


    WEBSITE DEVELOPED TO PUBLISH CENSORED HIGH SCHOOL JOURNALISM

  • The Bolt Reporter finds room for high schools’ censored articles
    Freedom Forum - 1-13-1998

  • Web Site Publishes Banned High School News
    National Campaign For Freedom Of Expression - Winter 1997

  • Banned High School Journalism Embraced On Web
    Wired - 11-26-1997


    MIAMI STUDENT RALLY FOR FREE PRESS RIGHTS

  • Florida students win Courage in Student Journalism Award
    Student Press Law Center - 5-20-1999

  • Miami students rally for free expression - Proposed policy change targeted
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1998

  • Protest attracts attention, approval - Dade students' pleas to district successful
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1998

  • Students rally in protest of proposed policy giving administrators freedom to censor
    Student Press Law Center - 6-18-1998

  • Miami students rally for free expression
    Freedom Forum - 6-12-1998

  • Miami students plan rally for press rights
    Freedom Forum - 6-10-1998

  • A Call to Arms: Miami-Dade County students to protest change to student expression policy
    Student Press Law Center - 6-8-1998

  • Miami schools consider new student-press guidelines
    Freedom Forum - 5-18-1998


    HIGH SCHOOL NEWSPAPER & JOURNALISM CLASS SHUTDOWNS

  • School board restores journalism class - Course cut after paper published poll showing students dislike school
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1998

  • Cancelled class jeopardizes newspaper - Principal's move seen as censorship
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1998

  • Poor excuse for shutting down a school newspaper
    Freedom Forum - 4-20-1998

  • New York principal shuts down school newspaper
    Freedom Forum - 4-20-1998


    STUDENT TELEVISION PRODUCTION CENSORSHIP STORIES

  • Television policy controversy continues - Restrictions on cable media troubles local professionals
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1998

  • Student broadcast not yet in the clear
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1998

  • Student press protests policy
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1997

  • Commission works on electronic media policy
    Student Press Law Center - 9-21-1997

  • Live student talk show pulled off the air - Dallas school officials interrupt interview with transvestite guest
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1997

  • Same-sex marriage TV forum censored
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1997

  • When the medium determines the freedom old-fashioned censorship is often the result
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1997


    AWARDS FOR FREE SPEECH HEROES

  • Newseum honors student journalist, principal for First Amendment battles
    Student Press Law Center - 5-24-2000

  • High school editor recognized for effort to distribute underground newspaper
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1999

  • Teacher honored for free-speech commitment sounds off on censorship
    Freedom Forum - 6-25-1999

  • Florida students win Courage in Student Journalism Award
    Student Press Law Center - 5-20-1999

  • Florida teacher honored for safeguarding First Amendment rights
    Freedom Forum - 5-6-1999

  • Former paper adviser receives cash, award
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1999

  • Student, principal stand up for school media
    Freedom Forum - 5-1-1998

  • Awards honor student, principal for press freedom
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1998

  • Advisor accepts Playboy award
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1997


    FACULTY CONFISCATIONS OF HIGH SCHOOL PUBLICATIONS

  • Principal confiscates 2,400 newspapers because of 'backyard wrestling' article
    Student Press Law Center - 3-13-2000

  • High school officials confiscate film from student journalist covering weapons search
    Student Press Law Center - 2-8-2000

  • Student’s column prompts school to halt distribution of newspaper
    Freedom Forum - 12-17-1999

  • Parental permission required Magazine staff reaches unusual compromise with school principal
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1999

  • Principal stops newspaper because of 'offensive' language
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1999

  • 'Editor in chief' principal, students settle
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1998

  • Offended by satire? Just suppress it
    Freedom Forum - 5-21-1998

  • Nevada school officials pull student magazine from store shelves
    Freedom Forum - 5-21-1998

  • Reporter saves seized newspapers - Principal relents and allows publication distribution
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1997

  • Principal tries to censor prom coverage
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1997

  • Principal names himself paper's editor
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1996

  • Students protest, plan suit
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1996


    STUDENT WRITERS PUNISHED FOR NEWSPAPER ARTICLES

  • Schools pays suspended student $16,500 in out-of-court settlement
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1999

  • Ohio district, student journalist settle lawsuit over satirical column
    Freedom Forum - 11-9-1999

  • "Joke horoscope" leads to student's suspension
    Student Press Law Center - 5-20-1999

  • Student suspended from newspaper after editorial slams football squad
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1998

  • Witness not found, case dismissed - Former Chicago editor could still have her day in court
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1998

  • High school editor to appeal suspension over column
    Freedom Forum - 2-12-1998

  • Parties reject long-awaited arbitration decision
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1997

  • Satire earns suspensions
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1996

  • Editor defeats principal, graduates on time after ad controversy
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1996


    NEWSPAPER ARTICLES CENSORED BY PRIOR REVIEW POLICIES

  • Dave Barry backs student columnist
    Philly Inquirer - 3-9-2000

  • Student writers feel ill wind of censorship
    Philly Inquirer - 2-24-2000

  • Principal censors article on football team hazing
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1999

  • Feature up in smoke when principal axes sex stories
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1999

  • Students hire lawyer to keep newspaper
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1999

  • Students raise money to fund alternative journal after school bars story, play
    Freedom Forum - 5-21-1999

  • Principal denies student's editorial - Article denouncing controversy, too controversial, says principal
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1999

  • Killing school newspaper editorial will solve problem, sure
    Freedom Forum - 1-12-1999

  • Texas principal pulls anti-Confederate flag editorial
    Freedom Forum - 1-12-1999

  • Students fight administrative decision - Sensitive article cut from paper puts district under spotlight
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1998

  • Principal removes story from front page, claims it was not yet ready to publish
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1998

  • Students consider lawsuit after principal pulls news story
    Freedom Forum - 6-9-1998

  • N.H. school superintendent censors student editorial
    Freedom Forum - 6-4-1998

  • Principal plucks story from front page, student editor threatens suit
    Student Press Law Center - 6-4-1998

  • Proposed restrictions stem from politics
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1998

  • Newspaper prints pulled article seven months later
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1998

  • Principal agrees to news changes - Board will rewrite editorial policy to comply with state free expression law for students
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1997

  • Prior review keeps up Snohomish snow job
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1997

  • Paper distribution halted for ethics headline
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1997

  • Middle school editor sues for $50,000 - Complaint attacks censorship, new regulations on paper
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1997

  • Board president blocks editors' use of confidential report on investigation
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1997

  • Pegasus flying high after censorship struggle
    Student Press Law Center - 6-27-1997

  • Principal rejects news story about himself
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1997

  • Principal blocks anti-violence editorial
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1997

  • Question marks raise censors' eyebrows
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1997

  • Middle school editor challenges policy
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1997

  • Connecticut paper finally allowed to print censored story
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1996


    PRIOR REVIEW POLICIES

  • Pennsylvania district asks student journalists to draft publication guidelines
    Freedom Forum - 3-10-2000

  • Oregon high school students refuse to put out newspaper
    Freedom Forum - 2-4-2000

  • A lesson in freedom of press - Controversial articles prompt a Brookings school to censor the student newspaper
    Oregon Live - 2-3-2000

  • Students fight for free press
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1999

  • Controversy erupts after school removes newspaper adviser
    Freedom Forum - 11-18-1999

  • High school students fight to restore uncensored newspaper
    Student Press Law Center - 10-27-1999

  • Connecticut student leads charge for uncensored school newspapers
    Freedom Forum - 2-19-1999

  • Hawaii board proposes mandatory prior review
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1998

  • Hawaii Board of Education considers publication policy
    Freedom Forum - 11-2-1998

  • Parents pressure district to adopt open forum status for student paper
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1998

  • Booneville H.S. off the hook
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1998

  • High school paper, school officials battle for control
    Freedom Forum - 2-10-1998

  • Department of Education requires prior review
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1997

  • Washington adviser quits "shattered" program
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1996

  • Oregon journalists win limted victory
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1996


    ADVERTISING RESTRICTIONS

  • Editor loses fight to publish ad - North Carolina school board upholds principal's power to censor
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1999

  • School board refuses to allow pro-abstinence ads
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1998


    STUDENTS RAISING FUNDS TO AVOID CENSORSHIP

  • Literary magazine staff raises its own money to 'maintain the integrity of the publication'
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1999

  • Forget the First Amendment, students fight censorship with cash
    Student Press Law Center - 6-24-1999


    CENSORSHIP OF SCHOOL YEARBOOK FEATURES

  • School district pays $20,000 to students suspended for yearbook request
    Student Press Law Center - 4-17-2000

  • Superintendent labels art offensive - Administrator forces yearbook staff to place sticker over adviser's work
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1999

  • Yearbook memorial approved after controversy
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1998

  • Controversial yearbook spread removed
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1996


    MISCELLANEOUS HAZELWOOD COURT RULING STORIES

  • Reviewing The Impact Of The Fraser/Hazelwood “School-Sponsored Speech On Student Speech Activities
    National Campaign For Freedom Of Expression - 1-1-1999

  • Struggle for Students' Free Speech Rights Continues Ten Years After Landmark Decision
    National Campaign For Freedom Of Expression - Spring 1998

  • Hazelwood sparks debate 10 years later
    Freedom Forum - 1-13-1998

  • Analysis of Hazelwood's impact on the student press
    Freedom Forum - 1-13-1998

  • Court rules Hazelwood applies to teachers but offers some limited speech protections
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1997

  • Teaching Censorship High School Journalism in the Post-Hazelwood Era
    FAIR - 3-30-1994


    HIGH SCHOOL JOURNALISM STORIES

  • Student Press Law Center celebrates 25 years, free-press successes
    Freedom Forum - 10-29-1999

  • High school censorship increases, Legal help calls from students at public high schools set SPLC record
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1999

  • Cyberlaw and the Student Media - Part 1
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1998

  • Cyberlaw and the Student Media - Part 2
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1998

  • High school censorship calls soar in '97
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1998

  • Banned student work finds home on Web
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1998

  • Fixing the blame - Level of editorial control determines schools' liability for student media
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1997

  • Legal requests from high schools reach record high at SPLC in '96
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1997


    OTHER STORIES

  • Students resist mandate to publish statement
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1999

  • Connecticut student press thrives with self-declared freedoms
    Freedom Forum - 11-9-1999

  • High school newspapers resist district's call to publish message
    Freedom Forum - 11-4-1999

  • Online student publications held to higher standard than print counterparts
    Freedom Forum - 5-13-1999

  • Newspaper allowed to run murder series - Staff convinces victim's mother to allow publication of articles
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1999

  • Student news on-line censored by schools for 'safety' reasons
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1997

  • Story on gay teen life sparks controversy
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1996

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  • UNIVERSITY PRESS & MEDIA CENSORSHIP
  • Federal appeals court hears arguments in Kentucky yearbook case
    Freedom Forum - 5-31-2000

  • Appellate court hears arguments in Kincaid v. Gibson college censorship case
    Student Press Law Center - 5-30-2000

  • Student editor: College wants newspaper to publish only 'good news'
    Freedom Forum - 5-16-2000

  • Appellate court to hear Kincaidoral arguments
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 2000

  • Senate locks doors to newspaper office in battle over advertisement
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 2000

  • Students sue community college district for putting restrictions on campus speech
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 2000

  • Student body president, administrator halt Md. newspaper's presses on election day
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 2000


    KINCAID V. GIBSON LANDMARK CASE FOR UNIVERSITY PRESS

  • Far-Reaching Collegiate Censorship Case To Be Heard Before Appeals Court
    The Electronic Journalist - 5-30-2000

  • Appellate court hears arguments in Kincaid v. Gibson college censorship case
    Student Press Law Center - 5-30-2000

  • Panelists say Kentucky yearbook case represents grave threat to college journalists
    Freedom Forum - 4-10-2000

  • U.S. Court of Appeals throws out its initial decision in censorship case
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1999

  • Full appeals court to hear Kentucky yearbook case
    Freedom Forum - 12-1-1999

  • Appeals court votes to rehear Kentucky State Univ. censorship case
    Student Press Law Center - 12-1-1999

  • Appeals court votes to rehear Kentucky State Univ. censorship case
    Student Press Law Center - 11-30-1999

  • Civil Liberties: 6th Circuit just doesn't get it
    The National Law Journal - 10-25-1999

  • College media weigh options in wake of Kincaid ruling
    Freedom Forum - 10-1-1999

  • College students deserve free expression
    Freedom Forum - 10-1-1999

  • Broad coalition asks appeals court to reconsider censorship decision
    Student Press Law Center - 9-23-1999

  • Free speech loses in Kentucky court decision
    The Rocky Mountain Collegian Online - 9-17-1999

  • Censoring of Kentucky State University yearbook upheld; U.S. Court of Appeals decision could restrict student press
    The Ithican Online - 9-16-1999

  • Free the press: Recent court rulings endanger free expression
    Daily Nebraskan Online - 9-15-1999

  • Kincaid:a threat to student press? Advocates fear ruling may OK censorship
    The Daily Cougar - 9-14-1999

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    The Daily Cougar - 9-14-1999

  • Student press advocates fear yearbook case may erode college journalists' rights
    Freedom Forum - 9-9-1999

  • Court OKs censorship
    Kentucky Kernel - 9-9-1999

  • Federal Courts Didn't Serve Justice to Student Journalists
    The Daily Mississippian Online - 9-9-1999

  • Irrationality colors censorship
    The USF Oracle - 9-9-1999

  • Federal Appeals Court Supports Censorship Of College Media
    Studentadvantage.com - 9-9-1999

  • College Press Muzzled
    Student.com - 9-9-1999

  • Limits on student press are lesson no pupil should learn
    Freedom Forum - 9-8-1999

  • Federal appeals panel sides with university in dispute over student publications
    Freedom Forum - 9-8-1999

  • U.S. Court of Appeals upholds confiscation of 2,000 student yearbooks at Kentucky State University
    Student Press Law Center - 9-8-1999

  • Kentucky State plaintiff reflects on Kincaid v. Gibson censorship case
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1999

  • Pending 'Kincaid' ruling seen as 'incredible threat' to college press
    Freedom Forum - 8-6-1999

  • Court to Decide on Censorship of College Press
    The Miami Student - 4-13-1999

  • If Hazelwood moves in on college media, what will happen to advisers and their jobs?
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1999

  • 'College Hazelwood' case hits the Sixth Circuit
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1999

  • Fate of student-media rights in hands of judges
    The UC News Record - 4-1-1999

  • Are we ready to lose our First Amendment rights?
    The UC News Record - 4-1-1999

  • Former Kentucky State students argue press case before federal appeals panel
    Freedom Forum - 3-19-1999

  • Now the wait: 6th Circuit judges hear Kentucky State Univ. censorship case
    Student Press Law Center - 3-19-1999

  • Appeals court panel set to hear case that tests limits of college press rights
    Freedom Forum - 3-17-1999

  • U.S. Court of Appeals to hear college press censorship case on Thursday
    Student Press Law Center - 3-17-1999

  • Appeals court sets date for Kentucky State censorship case
    Student Press Law Center - 1-28-1999

  • College Hazelwood case set for March 18 hearing
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1998

  • College Hazelwood case rumbles on - Kentucky State issue goes to Circuit Court
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1998

  • Journalism groups fear Kentucky case could rewrite college-press rights
    Freedom Forum - 8-3-1998

  • National coalition urges appellate court to strike decision upholding university censorship
    Student Press Law Center - 6-9-1998

  • College Hazelwood case continues - Students appeal to Circuit Court
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1998

  • Journalism educators defend college press
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1998

  • Coalition warns of whittling away at First Amendment on campus
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1998

  • Kentucky university students vow to fight censorship ruling
    Freedom Forum - 3-12-1998

  • Kentucky State case judge refuses to budge; students to appeal
    Student Press Law Center - 3-9-1998

  • Ten years after Hazelwood decision censorship threat continues to grow
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1997

  • Hazelwood threatens college press - Federal court decision applies censorship restrictions to yearbook
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1997

  • Court ruling threatens college media with high school censorship
    Student Press Law Center - 11-25-1997

  • Hazelwood restrictions loom over colleges
    Student Press Law Center - 11-21-1997

  • Judge allows students' free speech case to continue after yearbook confiscation
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1996


    VIRGINIA TECH ADMINISTRATOR'S LAWSUIT FOR DEFAMATION AGAINST NEWSPAPER

  • 'Butt-licking' title not libelous - Virginia Supreme Court's ruling sides with college student newspaper
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1998

  • State high court agrees to review 'butt-licking' suit against paper
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1997

  • Virginia Supreme Court to hear 'Butt-Licking' case
    Student Press Law Center - 9-11-1997

  • Virginia 'butt-licking' suit dismissed
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1997

  • 'Butt licking' mistake draws $850,000 suit
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1996


    RHODE ISLAND CAMPUS NEWSPAPER BUDGET FROZEN OVER CARTOON DEPICTING RACISM

  • Student Senate restores campus newspaper's financing
    Freedom Forum - 12-10-1998

  • Press groups rally behind campus paper
    Freedom Forum - 12-9-1998

  • Campus newspaper to keep presses rolling with donated funds
    Freedom Forum - 12-7-1998

  • Student senate at Univ. of Rhode Island freezes funds - Controversial cartoon prompts racism charges
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1998


    UNIVERSITY JOURNALISM ADVISER FIRINGS, SUSPENSIONS AND PUNISHMENTS

  • Adviser sues university after firing
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1999

  • Educators censure Georgia university for firing newspaper adviser
    Freedom Forum - 8-20-1999

  • Newspaper adviser says college violated his First Amendment rights
    Freedom Forum - 6-28-1999

  • Adviser to sue school for refusing to renew contract
    Student Press Law Center - 6-24-1999

  • GA Journalism Professor Victim of Backlash From University Officials, ACLU Charges
    ACLU - 6-25-1999

  • New CMA program to help advisers
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1998

  • Protecting free speech is no easy task - Advisers removed after defending students' press rights
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1998

  • Kansas State Univ. publication board reinstates newspaper adviser
    Student Press Law Center - 2-19-1998

  • Editor, adviser removed after printing photos
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1997

  • Paper publishes blank copy - Editors protest adviser's censorship policies
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1996


    AWARDS FOR FREE SPEECH HEROES

  • Former Auburn editor who battled censure wins press freedom award
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1999


    FACULTY CONFISCATIONS OF UNIVERSITY PUBLICATIONS

  • Ohio State athletics department to reimburse student paper
    Freedom Forum - 11-5-1999

  • Thefts hit 2 Alabama schools
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1999

  • Administration steals newspaper
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1997


    STUDENT WRITERS PUNISHED FOR NEWSPAPER ARTICLES

  • Judicial board member loses position for writing column
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1999

  • Former Auburn editor who battled censure wins press freedom award
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1999

  • Blank page causes uproar at Auburn University
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1999

  • University of Kansas board fires editor
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1998

  • The University Daily Kansan board fires editor - Action in response to 'poor editorial decisions'
    Student Press Law Center - 2-19-1998

  • College newspaper editor gets the boot
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1997

  • Law student banned from reporting
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1996


    NEWSPAPER ARTICLES CENSORED BY PRIOR REVIEW POLICIES

  • Prior restrainers, restrain yourselves
    Freedom Forum - 3-23-2000

  • Morgan State officials stop presses on student newspaper
    Freedom Forum - 3-20-2000

  • Editors quit to protest censorship
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1997


    PRIOR REVIEW POLICIES

  • Outcry concerning controversial cartoon temporarily halts paper's production
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1998

  • American U. approves new freedoms - D.C. school removes censorship language from regulations
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1998

  • N. Alabama feels effects of Kentucky ruling after policy scare
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1998

  • Paper barred from writing about abortion
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1997

  • Oversight policy moves through U. of Texas system
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1996

  • The Office of General Counsel for the University of Texas System has advised its schools to impose high school controls on student papers
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1996


    ADVERTISING RESTRICTIONS

  • Community college newspaper to resume publication after 8-day shutdown
    Student Press Law Center - 2-18-2000

  • College refuses to sell ad space to dissenting campus organization
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1999

  • Pittsburgh student paper fights alcohol censorship
    Libertarian Rock - 4-29-1999

  • Group sues university over refusal to publish ad in alumni magazine
    Freedom Forum - 4-21-1999

  • ACLU Sues NJ University Over Censorship of Alumni Magazine
    ACLU - 4-19-1999

  • Community protests against adult night club ads
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1999

  • Students and ACLU fight for the right to advertise alcohol in newspapers
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1999

  • University officials take issue with condom insert in student newspaper
    Freedom Forum - 10-15-1998

  • Ga. Tech battles advertiser, AG's office
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1996


    UNIVERSITY NEWSPAPER FUNDING ISSUES

  • Students accuse college of attempt to censor paper
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1999

  • University of Wyoming publications board considers options
    Freedom Forum - 9-20-1999

  • Conservative paper regains recognition
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1998

  • University chancellor halts newspaper funds
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1997

  • Politics squeeze newspapers' funding - Across the country editors face government pressure, harassment
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1996


    UNIVERSITY JOURNALISM STORIES

  • Student Press Law Center celebrates 25 years, free-press successes
    Freedom Forum - 10-29-1999

  • Cyberlaw and the Student Media - Part 1
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1998

  • Cyberlaw and the Student Media - Part 2
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1998

  • (Web)master of your domain
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1998

  • Fixing the blame - Level of editorial control determines schools' liability for student media
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1997

  • Quick facts: Knowing your free press rights
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1996


    OTHER STORIES

  • Worcester's editor resigns after students, faculty protest editorial
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1999

  • Court rules in favor of student newspaper in open meetings case
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1999

  • Conservative student publication struggles for distribution room on crowded campus
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1997

  • Students not laughing at 'ebonics' - Two New York school publications draw fire over parodies
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1997

  • Conservative paper wins against censoring senate
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1996

    BACK TO TOP OF PAGE

  • DRESS CODES & SCHOOL UNIFORMS
  • Piercings banned at school
    School Blows - 7-4-2000


    SCHOOL UNIFORM LEGISLATION

  • Kansas state senator pushes for uniforms in public schools
    Freedom Forum - 11-16-1999

  • Delaware House considers requiring uniforms for public school students
    Freedom Forum - 6-10-1999


    SCHOOL UNIFORM POLICIES


    BOSSIER CITY, LA

  • Federal judge sides with school district over student uniforms
    Freedom Forum - 8-16-1999

  • Louisiana school district awaits ruling on school uniform policy
    Freedom Forum - 8-12-1999


    BOSTON, MA

  • School Uniforms Cause Dissent At Boston High School
    ACLU - 5-17-1997


    FORNEY, TX

  • ACLU and 18 Texas Families Sue to Stop 'Prove Your Religion' School Uniform Policy
    ACLU - 3-16-2000


    JACKSONVILLE, FL

  • Florida High School students opt-out of uniform policy
    Libertarian Rock - 8-2-1999


    HALIFAX, NC

  • Student, N.C. school district settle lawsuit over uniforms
    Freedom Forum - 1-12-2000

  • Student Prevails in NC School Uniform Dispute
    ACLU - 1-11-2000

  • Student receives setback in fight against N.C. school dress code
    Freedom Forum - 2-17-1999

  • Suspension for refusal to wear school uniform brings suit
    Freedom Forum - 2-7-1999

  • Public school dress code challenged on religious-liberty grounds
    Freedom Forum - 2-1-1999


    INDIAN LAND, SC

  • ACLU drops challenge to S.C. school's dress code
    Freedom Forum - 1-20-1999

  • Court won't block enforcement of elementary school dress code
    Freedom Forum - 10-6-1998

  • South Carolina Parents Sue to End Dress Code
    National Campaign For Freedom Of Expression - Fall 1998

  • Parents Sue SC School Over Uniform Policy
    ACLU - 8-21-1998


    LONG BEACH, CA

  • Long Beach School Uniform Case Settled
    ACLU - 2-23-1996


    NEW YORK CITY, NY

  • NYC school board votes for uniforms in elementary schools
    Freedom Forum - 3-19-1998

  • NYC school board considers student uniforms
    Freedom Forum - 2-12-1998


    OAKLAND, CA

  • Oakland Board Approves Pact In School Uniform Lawsuit
    ACLU - 11-10-1997

  • Partial Settlement in Oakland School Uniform Lawsuit; Board Will Notify Parents About Uniform Financial Aid, Opt Out
    ACLU - 7-26-1996


    POLK COUNTY, FL

  • Hundreds to challenge Florida county's school-uniform policy in court
    Freedom Forum - 9-3-1999


    TEMPE, AZ

  • Arizona elementary school enforces mandatory uniform policy
    Freedom Forum - 9-4-1998

  • Arizona elementary school enforces mandatory uniform policy
    Freedom Forum - 8-28-1998


    WATERBURY, CT

  • Connecticut school district tightens dress code policy
    Freedom Forum - 8-6-1999

  • Connecticut judge won't halt enforcement of school district's dress code
    Freedom Forum - 6-7-1999


    OTHER SCHOOL UNIFORM STORIES

  • Suspension for refusal to wear school uniform brings suit
    Freedom Forum - 2-7-1999

  • The dangers of the school uniform movement
    International Revolutionary Truth And Freedom Association - 1999

  • Mayors Recommend School Uniforms
    ACLU - 10-15-1998

  • School uniforms address discipline, learning issues
    Freedom Forum - 3-27-1998

  • School Uniforms: Prevention or Suppression?
    Polk County School Uniforms Home Page - 1996


    OTHER SCHOOL DRESS CODE POLICIES


    BISMARK, ND

  • North Dakota school board adopts student dress code
    Freedom Forum - 4-15-1998


    COLUMBIA, SC

  • South Carolina parents sue over school's dress code
    Freedom Forum - 8-24-1998


    COLUMBIA CITY, IN

  • Heather Wells fights her school dress code
    Libertarian Rock - 5-26-1999


    FRANKLIN, TN

  • Tennessee official: 'Reasonable' dress codes don't violate First Amendment
    Freedom Forum - 8-5-1999

  • Tennessee 'Strictest' Dress Code Designed to Diminish Individualism
    National Campaign For Freedom Of Expression - Fall 1998

  • Tennessee public high school adopts 'business-like' dress code
    Freedom Forum - 7-27-1998


    HONOLULU, HI

  • Middle school, ACLU agree on dress code
    Freedom Forum - 12-29-1998


    ISSAQUAH SCHOOL DISTRICT, WA

  • Suspicion enough to trigger gang plan for Issaquah students
    Seattle Times - 2-2-2000


    PHOENIX, AZ

  • Phoenix public high school drops T-shirt logo ban
    Freedom Forum - 9-22-1998


    SIMPSONVILLE, SC

  • Parents, students decry high school's dress code
    Freedom Forum - 8-20-1998


    OTHER SCHOOL DRESS CODE STORIES

  • Suspensions rekindle mother's fight against school dress code
    Freedom Forum - 10-19-1999

  • Dress code enforcement goes too far
    Libertarian Rock - 10-9-1999

  • Parents across the South battle mandatory school dress codes
    Freedom Forum - 8-17-1999

  • Dress codes versus the Constitution
    Libertarian Rock - 5-17-1999


    RHODE ISLAND WHITE ZOMBIE SHIRT SUSPENSION CASE

  • Mother says controversy over son's 'satanic' T-shirt 'has gotten way out of hand'
    Freedom Forum - 4-11-2000

  • `Satanic' T-shirt case drags on two years
    SF Gate - 4-11-2000

  • R.I. education officials say White Zombie encourages Satanism
    Freedom Forum - 2-9-1999

  • White Zombie T-shirt spurs Rhode Island high school student's suspension
    Freedom Forum - 11-17-1998

  • ACLU of R.I. Challenges School Ban on "666" T-Shirt
    ACLU - 11-13-1998


    NORTH CAROLINA MARILYN MANSON SHIRT SUSPENSION CASE

  • ACLU Settles Marilyn Manson T-Shirt Case in North Carolina
    ACLU - 1-20-1998


    MICHIGAN KORN SHIRT SUSPENSION CASE

  • Michigan teen drops lawsuit over dress code policy
    Freedom Forum - 1-22-1999

  • Student suspended for wearing rock bands' T-shirts sues school district
    Freedom Forum - 10-23-1998

  • Michigan board of education keeps dress code policy
    Freedom Forum - 5-21-1998

  • Michigan school board delays decision on dress code
    Freedom Forum - 5-8-1998

  • Students suggest all-out ban in wake of Korn T-shirt tiff
    Freedom Forum - 4-7-1998

  • Michigan school board, community debate Korn T-shirt controversy
    Freedom Forum - 3-18-1998

  • Zeeland school board meets tonight to discuss T-shirts
    Freedom Forum - 3-16-1998

  • Heavy-metal band sounds off on Michigan student’s suspension
    Freedom Forum - 3-13-1998

  • School suspends Michigan teen over T-shirts
    Freedom Forum - 3-12-1998


    GREENBRIER, GA STUDENT PEPSI SHIRT SUSPENSION CASE

  • Reading, Writing and $elling Out
    Fade To Black - 4-28-1998

  • Reading, Writing and $elling Out
    Fade To Black - 4-28-1998

  • Georgia school drops suspensions of Pepsi kids
    Freedom Forum - 3-30-1998

  • Georgia student told to have a Coke and a smile, or else
    Freedom Forum - 3-26-1998


    LORAINE, OH RELIGIOUS SHIRT SUSPENSION CASE

  • School, pupil compromise over 'Born to Raze Hell' T-shirt
    Freedom Forum - 11-30-1998

  • Sixth-grader's religious T-shirt disrupted school, principal says
    Freedom Forum - 11-13-1998


    SANTA FE, NM DRESS CODE CRACKDOWN CASE

  • Kicker and Freak cliques clash at high school
    Freedom Forum - 4-9-2000


    PENNSYLVANIA WRESTLING SHIRT BANNING CASE

  • Pennsylvania school drops ban on pro wrestling T-shirt
    Freedom Forum - 1-25-1999


    CONNECTICUT SOUTH PARK SHIRT BANNING CASE

  • School board scraps plans for ‘South Park’ clothing ban
    Freedom Forum - 2-18-1998

  • Conn. school system considers banning 'South Park' clothing
    Freedom Forum - 1-30-1998


    MICHIGAN MARILYN MANSON SHIRT BANNING CASE

  • Parents fearful of Marilyn Manson seek school ban
    Freedom Forum - 2-20-1998


    SALT LAKE CITY, UT VEGAN SHIRT BANNING CASE

  • Attorney for teen suspended over vegan T-shirt offers to drop case
    Freedom Forum - 8-27-99

  • Anti-gang dress policy upheld in preliminary ruling
    Freedom Forum - 5-3-1999

  • Animal-rights activists protest Utah school district's ban on vegan T-shirts
    Freedom Forum - 3-22-1999


    MASSACHUSETTS "COED NAKED" SHIRT BANNING CASE

  • 'Coed Naked' victory - Students win long-running state free expression case
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1996


    WINNECONNE, WI BILLABONG CLOTHING BANNING CASE

  • Wisconsin school lifts ban on Billabong brand
    Freedom Forum - 9-7-1999

  • Wisconsin high school says 'bong' in Billabong brand fails test
    Freedom Forum - 9-2-1999


    CHARLOTTE COUNTY, VA DRESS CODE BANS MALE STUDENT FROM WEARING SKIRT

  • Student in skirt challenges dress code
    Libertarian Rock - 9-17-1999


    INDIANA DRESS CODE BANS MALE STUDENT FROM WEARING DRESS

  • Male student wins right to wear gown to prom
    Freedom Forum - 5-10-1999


    DALLASTOWN, PA ANTI-SWASTIKA SYMBOL SUSPENSIONS CASE

  • High school students win right to wear anti-swastika symbol
    Freedom Forum - 3-31-1998


    JACKSON, MS STAR OF DAVID NECKLACE BANNING CASE

  • ACLU claims students have right to wear religious shirts to school
    Freedom Forum - 9-9-1999

  • Reversal: Student may wear Jewish Star
    Libertarian Rock - 8-30-1999

  • Jewish Student Allowed to Wear Star of David Pendant as Mississippi School Board Reverses Policy
    ACLU - 8-24-1999

  • Mississippi school board reverses Star of David ban
    Freedom Forum - 8-24-1999

  • ACLU Asks Court to Halt Mississippi School's "Gang Symbol" Ban on Star of David Necklace
    ACLU - 8-23-1999

  • School board sued over policy that bans Star of David
    Freedom Forum - 8-23-1999

  • Student sues to wear Jewish Star
    Libertarian Rock - 8-23-1999

  • Student can't wear Star of David because it could incite gang violence, school officials say
    Freedom Forum - 8-18-1999

  • School board bars Star of David necklace as possible gang symbol
    Freedom Forum - 8-18-1999

  • Student's Star of David Necklace is Not a 'Gang Symbol,' ACLU of MS Tells School Officials
    ACLU - 8-16-1999


    PIKE COUNTY, AL STAR OF DAVID NECKLACE BANNING CASE

  • Jewish Parents Sue Alabama School System For Persecuting Their Children
    ACLU - 8-14-1997


    WALKER COUNTY, AL CROSS NECKLACE BANNING CASE

  • Alabama school district settles dispute over cross necklace
    Freedom Forum - 3-1-2000

  • Alabama student allowed to wear cross in view for now
    Freedom Forum - 2-2-2000

  • Student says school dress code violates First Amendment
    Freedom Forum - 10-13-1999

  • Fight brews in Alabama school over child's wearing of cross pendant
    Freedom Forum - 10-6-1999


    DETROIT, MI WICCAN SYMBOL BANNING CASE

  • School settles student lawsuit, allows witch symbol
    Libertarian Rock - 3-29-1999

  • Michigan School Changes Policy on Honor Student Witch
    ACLU - 3-25-1999

  • Michigan student wins right to wear pentagram in high school
    Freedom Forum - 3-23-1999

  • Michigan high school student fights policy barring Wicca
    Freedom Forum - 3-8-1999

  • Michigan ACLU Defends Honor Student Witch
    ACLU - 2-10-1999

  • Teen sues Michigan high school for right to wear witch symbol
    Freedom Forum - 2-10-1999


    HAMMOND, IN WICCAN SYMBOL BANNING CASE

  • Federal judge upholds Indiana students' right to wear Wiccan symbols
    Freedom Forum - 5-1-2000

  • Indiana student criticizes high school's order to cover up pentagram
    Freedom Forum - 3-15-2000


    ARVADA, CO KENTE CLOTH BANNING CASE

  • Federal judge denies student request to wear African cloth at graduation
    Freedom Forum - 5-20-1998

  • Students sue school district over graduation ban on African sash
    Freedom Forum - 5-15-1998

  • ACLU Challenges Colorado School's Ban On Kente Cloth at Graduation
    ACLU - 5-14-1998

  • Colorado school says no to Ghanaian sashes on caps and gowns
    Freedom Forum - 5-12-1998

  • Colorado students petition to wear African cloth at graduation
    Freedom Forum - 5-5-1998


    ALLEN, TX BANNING OF BLACK ARMBANDS CASE

  • Armband Rockstar wins in court
    Libertarian Rock - 9-20-1999

  • Texas teen, school district settle lawsuit over armbands
    Freedom Forum - 8-31-1999

  • ACLU Victorious in Texas Black Arm Band Case
    ACLU - 8-30-1999

  • Free-speech experts describe Texas student-rights case as 'Tinker revisited'
    Freedom Forum - 7-23-1999

  • Arm-twisting over armbands in Texas
    Freedom Forum - 7-22-1999

  • ACLU sues school that suspended students for wearing black armbands
    Freedom Forum - 7-22-1999

  • ACLU Defends Texas Student Who Protested Rights Crackdown After Colorado Shooting
    ACLU - 7-21-1999

  • Suspended for armband, Jennifer Boccia fights back
    Libertarian Rock - 6-1-1999


    BOSSIER CITY, LA BANNING OF BLACK ARMBANDS CASE

  • ACLU Challenges Louisiana School's Ban on Armbands As Violation of Students' First Amendment Rights
    ACLU - 11-1-1999


    ALAMEDA, CO RIBBON BANNING CASE

  • Student fights graduation dress code
    Libertarian Rock - 5-23-1999

  • ACLU Challenges a Colorado School's Ban on Columbine Ribbons at Graduation
    ACLU - 5-21-1999


    SURRY COUNTY, VA STUDENT SUSPENSION FOR BLUE HAIR CASE

  • Kent McNew sues for right to dye hair
    Libertarian Rock - 7-28-1998

  • Federal Court Reinstates High School Student Suspended for Blue Hair
    ACLU - 6-4-1999

  • ACLU Defends Student Suspended for Blue Hair
    ACLU - 5-25-1999


    SHERIDAN, IN CHEERLEADER SUSPENDED FROM SQUAD FOR RED HAIR CASE

  • School bounces cheerleader over hair color
    Freedom Forum - 1-28-2000


    RICHMOND, VA STUDENT SENT HOME FOR PINK HAIR CASE

  • Middle school allows student with pink hair to return
    Freedom Forum - 9-9-1999


    TOLEDO, OH FORCED HAIRCUT ASSAULT CASE

  • ACLU Sues Over Student's Forced Haircut
    ACLU - 2-9-1999


    NEW CARLISLE, OH STUDENT SUSPENSION FOR TONGUE PIERCING CASE

  • Tongue-pierced teen seeks end to school’s jewelry ban
    Freedom Forum - 3-9-1998

  • Ohio school officials: Tongue-pierced teen’s suit should be tossed
    Freedom Forum - 2-19-1998

  • Ohio teen fights for tongue-jewelry rights
    Freedom Forum - 2-13-1998


    LEWISBURG, TN BODY PIERCING BANNING CASE

  • Student removes body-piercing jewelry after school threatens expulsion
    Freedom Forum - 8-17-1999


    OTHER STORIES

  • Schools react — and overreact — to Littleton tragedy
    Freedom Forum - 6-2-1999

  • Littleton shooting has nation's schools examining student dress
    Freedom Forum - 4-26-1999

  • On 30-year anniversary, Tinker participants look back at landmark case
    Freedom Forum - 2-24-1999

  • First Amendment spirit fighting to survive in schools
    Freedom Forum - 4-2-1998

  • Court Protects Students Wearing Religious Symbols
    Freedom Forum - 11-23-1997

    BACK TO TOP OF PAGE

  • CURRICULUM & FACULTY CENSORSHIP
  • It's the 'principal' of the thing
    Freedom Forum - 7-11-2000

  • Former adviser sues university for terminating contract
    Student Press Law Center - 6-30-2000

  • Former campus newspaper adviser to challenge firing
    Freedom Forum - 6-27-2000

  • Virginia teacher who sued over banishment of banned-books lists resigns
    Freedom Forum - 6-23-2000

  • Federal appeals panel reinstates former university employee's retaliation claim
    Freedom Forum - 6-7-2000

  • Teacher sues Florida district after contract is not renewed
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 2000

  • Professor wins lawsuit against administration
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 2000


    UNIVERSITY JOURNALISM ADVISER FIRINGS, SUSPENSIONS AND PUNISHMENTS

  • Adviser sues university after firing
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1999

  • Educators censure Georgia university for firing newspaper adviser
    Freedom Forum - 8-20-1999

  • Newspaper adviser says college violated his First Amendment rights
    Freedom Forum - 6-28-1999

  • Adviser to sue school for refusing to renew contract
    Student Press Law Center - 6-24-1999

  • GA Journalism Professor Victim of Backlash From University Officials, ACLU Charges
    ACLU - 6-25-1999

  • New CMA program to help advisers
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1998

  • Protecting free speech is no easy task - Advisers removed after defending students' press rights
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1998

  • Kansas State Univ. publication board reinstates newspaper adviser
    Student Press Law Center - 2-19-1998

  • Editor, adviser removed after printing photos
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1997

  • Paper publishes blank copy - Editors protest adviser's censorship policies
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1996


    HIGH SCHOOL JOURNALISM ADVISER FIRINGS, SUSPENSIONS AND PUNISHMENTS

  • Journalism teacher says union activity, student's poem cost him adviser role
    Freedom Forum - 3-24-2000

  • Pennsylvania district asks student journalists to draft publication guidelines
    Freedom Forum - 3-10-2000

  • Controversy erupts after school removes newspaper adviser
    Freedom Forum - 11-18-1999

  • High school students fight to restore uncensored newspaper
    Student Press Law Center - 10-27-1999

  • Adviser sues university after firing
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1999

  • High school adviser loses job after failing to submit newspaper to principal for prior review
    Student Press Law Center - 9-9-1999

  • Adviser to sue school for refusing to renew contract
    Student Press Law Center - 6-24-1999

  • Adviser receives $20,000 settlement
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1999

  • Former paper adviser receives cash, award
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1999

  • Judge throws out students' plea - Court rules school acted justly in removing adviser
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1999

  • Mo. students sue school after adviser is removed
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1998

  • "Disrespect" charges dropped
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1998

  • Florida school district settles with ousted adviser
    Student Press Law Center - 7-2-1998

  • At first glance, it's justice
    Freedom Forum - 7-1-1998

  • New CMA program to help advisers
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1998

  • Protecting free speech is no easy task - Advisers removed after defending students' press rights
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1998

  • Student journalists avenge - Ethics charges protest advisor's dismissal
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1997

  • Editor, adviser removed after printing photos
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1997

  • Teacher sues administrators over bestiality story
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1996

  • Controversial bestiality article forces adviser out of position
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1996


    RELIGIOUS BASED ATTACKS ON CLASSROOMS & CURRICULUM

  • Ballot initiative would restrict school discussions of homosexuality
    Freedom Forum - 5-12-2000

  • Wisconsin Assembly plan would outlaw teaching of abortion techniques
    Freedom Forum - 6-28-1999

  • Universities consider warning students of objectionable course material
    Freedom Forum - 4-9-1999

  • Academic Freedom Survives Court Battle
    National Coalition Against Censorship - Spring 1999

  • Teacher barred from classroom use of Clinton scandal sues school board
    Freedom Forum - 12-3-1998

  • School censors biology textbooks
    Institute For First Amendment Studies - 9-1-1998

  • Challenged Poster Can Remain in Classroom
    National Campaign For Freedom Of Expression - Spring 1998

  • University to hold free speech, academic freedom symposium
    Freedom Forum - 2-9-1998

  • Teacher Exonerated for Allowing Discussion of "Ellen" TV Show
    ACLU - 12-16-1997

  • Sex and the Censors
    National Coalition Against Censorship - Summer 1997

  • Denial of Gay Studies Grant in Idaho Violates Academic Freedom, ACLU Says
    ACLU - 6-13-1997

  • Settlement Ends Dispute Over Teacher Credentials
    ACLU - 3-13-1997

  • Religious Right Group Seeks College Control
    National Coalition Against Censorship - Fall 1996

  • Penny Culliton Reinstated
    National Coalition Against Censorship - Fall 1996

  • N.H. school board repeals controversial policy
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1996

  • TVC yanks short story from English curriculum
    Institute For First Amendment Studies - 4-1-1994

  • Groups unite to ban textbooks
    Institute For First Amendment Studies - 3-1-1991


    SCHOOL BOARD GAG ORDERS ON TEACHERS

  • Idaho judge ungags teachers - Policy banning contact with outside media ruled unconstitutional
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1998

  • Judge to schools: Drop policy barring teachers from talking to media
    Freedom Forum - 10-13-1998


    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, VA SCHOOL BANNING OF BANNED BOOKS LIST

  • Federal judge denies relief to teacher who sued over banned-books pamphlets
    Freedom Forum - 5-4-2000

  • Teacher Fighting Ban On Banned-Book List
    Washington Post - 1-14-2000

  • ACLU, book groups sue over banishment of banned books list
    Freedom Forum - 1-13-2000

  • ACLU Defends Teacher's Right To Post Banned Book List in Virginia
    ACLU - 1-12-2000

  • Lawsuit Challenges Ban on Anti-Censorship Pamphlet
    Media Coalition - 1-12-2000

  • ACLU Prepares to Defend High School Teacher's Right To Post List of Banned Books
    ACLU - 12-1-1999

  • ACLU challenges removal of list of banned books
    Freedom Forum - 11-1-1999


    WARREN, MI SUSPENSION OF PROFESSOR FOR LANGUAGE

  • Judge: Professor's suspension violates First Amendment
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1999

  • Michigan college objects to judge's order reinstating professor
    Freedom Forum - 9-28-1999

  • Professor suspended for classroom use of 'vulgar references' files suit
    Freedom Forum - 3-12-1999

  • Professor promises to continue off-color language despite suspension
    Freedom Forum - 1-29-1999


    ST. LOUIS, MO FIRING OF TEACHER FOR NOT CENSORING STUDENTS

  • High court refuses to hear appeal of teacher fired for students' profanity
    Freedom Forum - 3-8-1999

  • Appellate Rulings Threaten Creative Teaching
    National Coalition Against Censorship - Winter 1998

  • Teacher who refused to censor students appeals case to high court
    Freedom Forum - 12-17-1998

  • Teacher fired for failing to censor students’ work asks appeals court to reconsider
    Freedom Forum - 7-6-1998

  • Teacher fired for allowing profanity says she will appeal
    Freedom Forum - 6-30-1998

  • Appeals court affirms firing of teacher who failed to censor student writing
    Freedom Forum - 6-24-1998

  • Another Costly Lesson For School Boards As Jury Vindicates Teacher
    National Coalition Against Censorship - Winter 1996


    ELKINS, WV FIRING OF TEACHER FOR REFUSING TO FORCE ID POLICY

  • West Virginia judge rules school board violated teacher’s religious liberties
    Freedom Forum - 1-6-2000

  • Judge says teacher's religious liberty violated, orders reinstatement
    Freedom Forum - 5-11-1999

  • Fired high school teacher continues fight against ID-badge policy
    Freedom Forum - 2-25-1999

  • School board fires teacher who refused to comply with ID-badge policy
    Freedom Forum - 2-9-1999

  • Teacher suspended for failing to enforce ID-tag rule
    Freedom Forum - 1-27-1999

  • West Virginia teacher, public school board compromise on ID tag
    Freedom Forum - 1-7-1999


    NE MISSISSIPPI C.C. FIRING OF PROFESSOR FOR CRITICIZING POLICY

  • Jury finds junior college violated professor's free-speech rights
    Freedom Forum - 12-7-1998


    NEBO SCHOOL DISTRICT, UT FIRING OF TEACHER FOR DISCUSSING HOMOSEXUALITY

  • District won't appeal ruling favoring lesbian teacher
    Freedom Forum - 12-23-1998

  • Utah teacher's free-speech rights violated, judge rules
    Freedom Forum - 11-30-1998

  • Utah supports school district’s gag order on lesbian teacher
    Freedom Forum - 12-31-1997

  • Lesbian Teacher Sues Over School District’s Gag Order
    Freedom Forum - 10-22-1997

  • Utah Officials Illegally Ban Free Speech Of Veteran High School Teacher
    ACLU - 10-21-1997


    PROVO, UT FIRING OF TEACHER FOR RELIGIOUS BELIEFS

  • High school teacher sues district alleging he was fired for anti-Mormon beliefs
    Freedom Forum - 2-8-1999


    DENVER, CO FIRING OF TEACHER FOR SHOWING MOVIE ABOUT FASCISM

  • Court Okays Teaching in Colorado
    National Coalition Against Censorship - Spring 1997

  • Bernardo Bertolucci Testifies at Denver Teacher's Hearing
    National Coalition Against Censorship - Spring 1996

  • Movie Costs Dedicated Teacher His Job
    First Amendment Cyber-Tribune - 3-1-1996


    NORTH CAROLINA ACTING TEACHER TRANSFERED AFTER STAGING PLAY

  • Supreme Ct. denies final court hearing for teacher
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1998

  • Outcome of drama teacher's case disappoints free-speech advocates
    Freedom Forum - 10-27-1998

  • Supreme Court refuses to hear appeal by North Carolina drama teacher
    Freedom Forum - 10-6-1998

  • N.C. court says educator’s First Amendment rights not violated
    Freedom Forum - 2-16-1998


    COHEN V. SAN BERNARDINO VALLEY COLLEGE

  • Anti-harassment code struck down by federal court in California
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1996

  • Judge Declares Teacher’s First Amendment Rights Abridged
    Freedom To Read Foundation - 1994


    RETALIATORY DISMISSAL AND PUNISHMENT CASES

  • Supreme Court turns away effort to dismiss teachers' free-speech case
    Freedom Forum - 11-30-1999

  • Principal claims school board retaliated for her support of lawsuit
    Freedom Forum - 9-15-1999

  • Chicago school board suspends teacher for publishing test questions
    Freedom Forum - 3-11-1999

  • ACLU of New Mexico Says $520,000 Settlement Vindicates Teachers' Free Speech Rights
    ACLU - 11-18-1998

  • Librarian Claims Retaliation for Opposing Censorship Policy
    National Campaign For Freedom Of Expression - Fall 1998

  • Federal judge halts forced transfer of librarian to teaching post
    Freedom Forum - 7-20-1998

  • District official who criticized Oklahoma City schools could get new trial
    Freedom Forum - 6-19-1998

  • Professor’s free-speech rights violated by denial of tenure-track job, rules judge
    Freedom Forum - 1-20-1998

  • Former Girl's Coach in New Mexico Charges Retaliation in Federal Lawsuit
    ACLU - 9-30-1997

  • Schools Liable for Censorship Damages
    National Coalition Against Censorship - Summer 1996


    OTHER SCHOOL STAFF CENSORSHIP STORIES

  • California court strikes hearing costs for teachers
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1999

  • S. D. school board bars staff from sending religious messages via e-mail
    Freedom Forum - 1-28-1999

  • Oakland Schools Teach-In - The Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal
    Refuse And Resist - 1-27-1999

  • School Districts Restrict Use of R-Rated Movies in the Classroom
    National Campaign For Freedom Of Expression - Spring 1998


    OTHER STORIES

  • Teachers (and Education) in Trouble
    National Coalition Against Censorship - Winter 1998

  • Lawsuit Seeks to Protect Teachers from Prop. 227's "Sword of Damocles"
    People For The American Way - 12-3-1998

  • University claims academic freedom dependent on tenure
    Freedom Forum - 5-12-1998

  • Media Literacy Offers Alternative To Banning Films, Books, Internet: Addresses Concerns with Education, Not Censorship
    National Campaign For Freedom Of Expression - Spring 1998

  • Court rules Hazelwood applies to teachers but offers some limited speech protections
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1997

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  • POLITICAL CORRECTNESS ISSUES
  • Boy suspended for drawing Confederate flag appeals case to Supreme Court
    Freedom Forum - 6-22-2000

  • Virginia teen sues school board in flap over Confederate flag
    Freedom Forum - 6-12-2000


    LEGISLATION TO OPPOSE PC SPEECH CODES

  • Congress passes free speech amendment - Provision urges protection of constitutional rights
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1998

  • Congress considers measures to promote free press, free speech on campus
    Freedom Forum - 6-25-1998

  • Free speech bill sees some movement
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1998

  • 'Frat bill' would punish schools for not supporting rights of students
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1997

  • New student speech protections proposed
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1996


    UCSD STUDENT PUNISHED FOR POLITICAL SIGN

  • UC system to revise campus free-speech policy
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1999

  • California college agrees to revise free-speech policy in settlement with student
    Student Press Law Center - 9-9-1999

  • Student punished for displaying poster
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1999

  • University of California agrees to revise free-speech policies
    Freedom Forum - 8-12-1999

  • ACLU Secures Free Speech Rights For Students
    ACLU San Diego - 8-11-1999

  • ACLU: University infringed on student's free speech rights
    Freedom Forum - 3-12-1999


    PUNISHMENT FOR CONFEDERATE FLAG DISPLAYS

  • N.C. school suspends 3 students for wearing rebel flag T-shirts
    Freedom Forum - 5-12-2000

  • Federal appeals panel backs suspension of boy who drew Confederate flag
    Freedom Forum - 3-22-2000

  • Pennsylvania students sound off about Confederate flag
    Freedom Forum - 3-6-2000

  • Attorneys team up to aid teen suspended for displaying Confederate flag
    Freedom Forum - 3-3-2000

  • Confederate Flag Battle: A Time To Teach
    National Coalition Against Censorship - 3-1-2000

  • Appeals panel considers case of boy suspended for drawing Confederate flag
    Freedom Forum - 11-18-1999

  • Lawyer loses fight to wave Confederate 'stick flag' at Ole Miss games
    Freedom Forum - 11-16-1999

  • Ole Miss puts 'Hotty Toddy' merchandise on ice
    Freedom Forum - 9-22-1999

  • Tennessee student suspended over English assignment sues school district
    Freedom Forum - 5-26-1999

  • School suspends Jasper, Texas, teen for wearing Confederate belt buckle
    Freedom Forum - 2-22-1999

  • Rutherford Institute appeals student's suspension over Confederate flag
    Freedom Forum - 12-3-1998

  • ACLU joins Rutherford Institute in support of suspended student
    Freedom Forum - 8-14-1998

  • Federal judge supports suspension of boy who drew Confederate flag
    Freedom Forum - 8-12-1998

  • Student, school district await judge's decision in Confederate flag drawing case
    Freedom Forum - 7-30-1998

  • Boy who drew Confederate flag testifies he knows 'right from wrong'
    Freedom Forum - 7-22-1998

  • School wins partial victory in case of boy who drew Confederate flag
    Freedom Forum - 7-17-1998

  • North Carolina high school forbids Confederate flag clothing
    Freedom Forum - 5-22-1998

  • Judge refuses to issue restraining order in case of flag-drawing boy
    Freedom Forum - 5-19-1998

  • Rutherford Institute files suit on behalf of boy who drew Confederate flag
    Freedom Forum - 5-14-1998

  • Father of boy suspended for drawing Confederate flag to sue district
    Freedom Forum - 4-29-1998

  • Confederate flag tests the limits of expression
    Freedom Forum - 3-20-1998

  • Kentucky students sue for right to wear Rebel symbol
    Freedom Forum - 2-17-1998


    CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY SEXUAL HARASSMENT SPEECH CODE

  • Star Chamber
    Erik Altmann - 3-10-1996

  • Q/A: what may we say at CMU?
    Erik Altmann - 12-22-1995

  • Carnegie Mellon Sexual Harassment Policy
    The Justice on Campus Project - 12-1-1995

  • CMU's Proposed Sexual Harassment Policy
    The Justice on Campus Project - 11-29-1995

  • Harvey Silverglate's Letter to CMU
    The Justice on Campus Project - 11-27-1995

  • CMU Sexual Harassment Policy Analysis
    The Justice on Campus Project - 1995

  • Analysis of CMU policy by Bob Chatelle, National Writers Union
    The Justice on Campus Project - 11-4-1995

  • New Harassment Policies Deter Free Speech
    The Justice on Campus Project - 11-1-1995

  • Proposed policy is speech code in disguise
    The Justice on Campus Project - 11-1-1995

  • CMU Dean Backs Down
    The Justice on Campus Project - 10-10-1995

  • Comments and Quotes on Sexual Harassment and Free Speech
    The Justice on Campus Project - 1995

  • CMU Disciplinary Charges
    The Justice on Campus Project - 1995


    CORNELL UNIVERSITY INVESTIGATION OF STUDENTS OVER NON-PC E-MAIL

  • Cornell University Disciplinary Charges
    The Justice on Campus Project - 1995

  • University E-Mail A Test Of Internet Free Speech
    The Justice on Campus Project - 12-10-1995

  • Press Release From Online Freedom Fighters Anarchist Liberation
    The Justice on Campus Project - 11-27-1995

  • Cyber-Garbage at Cornell
    The Justice on Campus Project - 11-24-1995

  • National Writers Union response to Cornell's decision
    The Justice on Campus Project - 11-19-1995

  • Hate Speech on the Net
    The Justice on Campus Project - 11-17-1995

  • University J.A. Exonerates Freshman E-Mail Pranksters
    The Justice on Campus Project - 11-17-1995

  • Cornell University's Decision
    The Justice on Campus Project - 11-17-1995

  • New York ACLU's Letter to Cornell
    The Justice on Campus Project - 11-16-1995


    RHODE ISLAND CAMPUS NEWSPAPER BUDGET FROZEN OVER CARTOON DEPICTING RACISM

  • Student senate at Univ. of Rhode Island freezes funds - Controversial cartoon prompts racism charges
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1998

  • Student Senate restores campus newspaper's financing
    Freedom Forum - 12-10-1998

  • Press groups rally behind campus paper
    Freedom Forum - 12-9-1998

  • Campus newspaper to keep presses rolling with donated funds
    Freedom Forum - 12-7-1998


    VIRGINIA TECH STUDENT PUNISHMENT FOR COMMENT ON GAY WEBSITE CASE

  • Freedom of Net Speech
    The Justice on Campus Project - 10-27-1995

  • First Amendment Tangle In The 'Net Colleges Struggle to Balance Free Speech, Cybersensitivity
    The Justice on Campus Project - 10-23-1995


    COHEN V. SAN BERNARDINO VALLEY COLLEGE

  • Anti-harassment code struck down by federal court in California
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1996

  • Judge Declares Teacher’s First Amendment Rights Abridged
    Freedom To Read Foundation - 1994


    UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO FREE SPEECH ZONES

  • Got an opinion? Apply here, and stand there
    Freedom Forum - 12-30-1998

  • Students, faculty denounce university's proposed free-speech policy
    Freedom Forum - 11-11-1998


    UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS RESTRICTIONS ON POLITICAL EXPRESSION

  • University system president to ease campus limits on political activity
    Freedom Forum - 11-9-1999

  • No political expression, please — this is a campus
    Freedom Forum - 10-29-1999

  • Governor's son objects to campus limits on political activity
    Freedom Forum - 10-27-1999


    UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SPEECH CODE

  • University of Wisconsin Faculty Senate abolishes speech code
    Freedom Forum - 3-2-1999

  • University of Wisconsin considering speech-code revisions
    Freedom Forum - 11-30-1998


    PC RACIAL HARASSMENT STORIES

  • Massachusetts school officials grapple with discontent over West Side Story
    Freedom Forum - 11-12-1999

  • Worcester's editor resigns after students, faculty protest editorial
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1999

  • Political correctness threatens to swallow free speech
    Robyn Blumner - 9-19-1999

  • Arizona school halts production of Tom Sawyer musical
    Freedom Forum - 9-14-1999

  • Father sues school for teen's suspension over 'racist' story
    Freedom Forum - 4-28-1999

  • Cry Racism, And Watch Knees Jerk
    National Coalition Against Censorship - Spring 1998

  • Booneville H.S. off the hook
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1998

  • High school students win right to wear anti-swastika symbol
    Freedom Forum - 3-31-1998

  • Department of Education requires prior review
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1997

  • Students not laughing at 'ebonics' - Two New York school publications draw fire over parodies
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1997

  • Editor defeats principal, graduates on time after ad controversy
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1996

  • Georgia State Censors Neo-Nazi Web Site
    The Justice on Campus Project - 2-12-1996


    PC SEXUAL HARASSMENT STORIES

  • Free speech or sexual harassment? Student suspended for material in dorm newsletter
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1997

  • Harassment Cases at Other Universities
    The Justice on Campus Project - 1995

  • Feminism And Free Speech: Sexual Harassment
    Feminists For Free Expression - 1995

  • Time to Grow up
    The Justice on Campus Project - 10-14-1994


    OTHER PC HARASSMENT STORIES

  • Universities tout diversity, then muzzle free speech
    Robyn Blumner - 4-30-2000

  • Satire earns suspensions
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1996

  • Ga. Tech battles advertiser, AG's office
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1996

  • Ban on Hate Speech Struck Down / Judge rules Stanford code is too broad
    The Justice on Campus Project - 3-2-1995

  • Democracy is Not For the Thin Skinned
    The Justice on Campus Project - 11-1-1993

  • Why doesn't the ACLU support hate speech codes on college campuses?
    The Justice on Campus Project - 2-6-1991


    ANTI-GUN HYSTERIA

  • Sixth grader targeted for pro-gun remarks
    WorldNetDaily.com - 3-30-2000

  • Family feuds with school district over yearbook picture
    Freedom Forum - 11-18-1999

  • University pays teachers $150,000 to end free-speech dispute
    Freedom Forum - 6-17-1999


    PERCEIVED THREATS

  • State appeals court reverses teen’s conviction for post-Columbine comments
    Freedom Forum - 12-28-1999

  • Columbine student plans to sue school district over expulsion
    Freedom Forum - 8-9-1999

  • Oregon school suspends boy for 'Barney' song parody
    Freedom Forum - 10-26-1998


    OTHER STORIES

  • Music stops for children's 'violent' parlour game
    UK Times - 5-23-2000

  • Higher education group condemns cancellation of Kissinger speech
    Freedom Forum - 2-10-2000

  • West Virginia fan hassled over poster
    Freedom Forum - 11-12-1998

  • First Church of Christ, Abortionist at CMU
    The Justice on Campus Project - 3-1-1996

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  • SCHOOL & STUDENT INTERNET CENSORSHIP

    BELLFLOWER, CA STUDENT TRANSFER FOR E-MAIL CASE

  • Parents charge that son punished for e-mail commentary
    Student Press Law Center - 6-29-1998


    BOISE AND MERIDIAN, ID SCHOOLS BLOCK ACCESS TO STARR REPORT

  • Idaho school officials block student access to report on Clinton
    Freedom Forum - 9-14-1998


    CLEVELAND, OH STUDENT SUSPENSION FOR WEBSITE CASE

  • Student Webmaster wins $30,000 settlement
    Libertarian Rock - 4-19-1998

  • Ohio teen, school officials settle Web site lawsuit
    Freedom Forum - 4-14-1998

  • Ohio school district settles with student over Web page that criticized a teacher
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1998

  • Ohio teen wins court order protecting Web site
    Freedom Forum - 3-19-1998


    CORNELL UNIVERSITY INVESTIGATION OF STUDENTS OVER NON-PC E-MAIL

  • Cornell University Disciplinary Charges
    The Justice on Campus Project - 1995

  • University E-Mail A Test Of Internet Free Speech
    The Justice on Campus Project - 12-10-1995

  • Press Release From Online Freedom Fighters Anarchist Liberation
    The Justice on Campus Project - 11-27-1995

  • Cyber-Garbage at Cornell
    The Justice on Campus Project - 11-24-1995

  • National Writers Union response to Cornell's decision
    The Justice on Campus Project - 11-19-1995

  • Hate Speech on the Net
    The Justice on Campus Project - 11-17-1995

  • University J.A. Exonerates Freshman E-Mail Pranksters
    The Justice on Campus Project - 11-17-1995

  • Cornell University's Decision
    The Justice on Campus Project - 11-17-1995

  • New York ACLU's Letter to Cornell
    The Justice on Campus Project - 11-16-1995


    FALMOUTH, MA STUDENT SUSPENSION FOR E-MAIL CASE

  • Student says school suspended free speech when it disciplined him
    Freedom Forum - 12-11-1998


    HIALEAH, FL STUDENT SUSPENSION FOR WEBSITE CASE

  • School suspends student for content on private Web site
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1998

  • Florida high school rescinds suspension of senior who criticized school on private Web site
    Student Press Law Center - 6-4-1998


    INDIANA TEACHERS LAWSUIT AGAINST STUDENTS OVER WEBSITE

  • Indiana teachers sue student over Web site
    Freedom Forum - 8-9-1999


    KENT, WA STUDENT SUSPENSION FOR WEBSITE CASE

  • Settlement Ends Attempt To Punish Student For Web Site in Washington State
    ACLU - 4-7-2000

  • Washington student, school district settle dispute over Web site
    Freedom Forum - 4-3-2000

  • Judge Says School Overreacted to Student's Site
    New York Times - 3-3-2000

  • Judge prevents school from suspending student for Web site
    Student Press Law Center - 2-28-2000

  • Federal judge halts suspension of student punished over Web site
    Freedom Forum - 2-24-2000

  • Court Blocks WA School from Suspending Student Over Humorous Web Site
    ACLU - 2-23-2000


    LACEY, WA STUDENT SUSPENSION FOR WEBSITE CASE

  • Washington student says school was wrong to punish him over Web site
    Freedom Forum - 5-15-2000

  • WA Student Enters Court Today in Challenge to School Punishment For Parody Created on Home Computer
    ACLU - 5-12-2000

  • ACLU of Washington State Challenges Suspension for Student Parody
    ACLU - 4-7-1999

  • County judge won't block suspension of student disciplined over Web site
    Freedom Forum - 2-16-1999


    LECANTO, FL CRIMINAL LIBEL CHARGE AGAINST STUDENTS OVER WEBSITE

  • Criminal charges against Fla. 'nerd gang' dropped
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1997


    MARBLE HILL, MO STUDENT SUSPENSION FOR WEBSITE CASE

  • Student settles Web-related suit against school district
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1999

  • Website creator wins in Federal Court
    Libertarian Rock - 2-1-1999

  • Suspension over Web page violates free-speech rights, judge rules
    Freedom Forum - 12-29-1998

  • ACLU Wins Victory for Student Suspended Over Website Posting
    ACLU - 12-28-1998

  • Who will teach the "teachers?"
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1998

  • Student suspended for Web page settles with school
    Student Press Law Center - 9-9-1999

  • Missouri teen who criticized school on Web page sues over suspension
    Freedom Forum - 8-28-1998

  • ACLU Sues Missouri School For Suspending Student Who Created Personal Website
    ACLU - 8-27-1998


    MASSACHUSETTS STUDENT SUSPENSION FOR WEBSITE CASE

  • Student suspended for private web site satirizing school
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1997


    MEXICO, MO STUDENT SUSPENSION FOR WEBSITE CASE

  • Student faces fight, animosity over site
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1999

  • Student punished for private Web site
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1999


    MIDDLETOWN, NJ STUDENT SUSPENSIONS FOR WEBSITE CASE

  • High School Students Suspended in Jersey
    F.I.G.H.T. Webzine - 4-15-2000


    NEW YORK STUDENT EXPULSION FOR WEBSITE CASE

  • Student expelled for home page sues private school
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1999


    OHIO STUDENTS SUSPENSION FOR COMMENTS ON GOTHIC WEBSITE CASE

  • Ohio students who posted messages on Gothic Web site return to school
    Freedom Forum - 5-10-1999

  • Ohio ACLU Defends Students Suspended Over Gothic-Themed Web Site
    ACLU - 5-3-1999


    OKLAHOMA UNIVERSITY BLOCKING ACCESS TO NEWSGROUPS

  • Newsgroup case dismissed
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1998

  • Federal court allows school's restrictions on access to Internet discussion groups
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1997

  • Oklahoma University Bans Sex on the 'Net
    National Coalition Against Censorship - Spring 1997

  • Oklahoma Judge Upholds College Internet Access Restriction
    Student Press Law Center - 2-10-1997

  • Okla. professor takes university to court for blocking access to sexual material online
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1996


    PITTSBURGH, PA STUDENT SUSPENSION FOR E-MAIL CASE

  • Federal judge: Teen can keep names of e-mail recipients secret
    Freedom Forum - 4-13-2000

  • Administrators suspend student for e-mail
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1999

  • Teen who sent insulting e-mail makes deal, returns to school
    Freedom Forum - 5-18-1999

  • Judge to hear student's challenge of suspension over e-mail
    Freedom Forum - 5-17-1999


    PRINCETON UNIVERSITY RESTRICTIONS ON INTERNET POLITICAL SPEECH

  • Princeton backs off Internet restriction
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1996

  • ACLU Congratulates Princeton on Revised Internet Policy
    ACLU - 9-16-1996

  • ACLU Responds to Princeton "Clarification" of Internet Censorship Policy: End It, Don't Mend It
    ACLU - 8-23-1996

  • Free Speech 101: ACLU Gives Princeton University an "F" for Barring Political Speech on its Network
    ACLU - 8-14-1996


    ROLLA, MO STUDENT SUSPENSION FOR CHATROOM COMMENT CASE

  • Student sues school after being suspended for comment about Columbine on Internet discussion board
    Student Press Law Center - 10-20-1999

  • ACLU Defends Missouri Honors Student Suspended For Remark in Internet Chat Room
    ACLU - 10-14-1999


    SAN FRANCISCO CITY COLLEGE SITE SHUTDOWN LAWSUIT

  • College professor hopes to pull plug on teacher review Web site
    Freedom Forum - 3-9-2000

  • ACLU Defends Student Website in Case that Threatens Free Expression on the Internet
    ACLU - 1-31-2000

  • Professor declares Teacher Review site defamatory, files lawsuit against creator
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1999


    UNIVERSITIES BLOCKING ACCESS TO DOWNLOADABLE MUSIC

  • Metallica lawsuit prompts Yale, Indiana University to block student access to online music sites
    Freedom Forum - 4-21-2000

  • Yale drops Napster after legal pressure
    CNET - 4-19-2000

  • Music to Napster fans' ears
    Salon Magazine - 3-8-2000

  • Colleges target music Web sites
    Freedom Forum - 2-28-2000


    VIRGINIA TECH STUDENT PUNISHMENT FOR COMMENT ON GAY WEBSITE CASE

  • Freedom of Net Speech
    The Justice on Campus Project - 10-27-1995

  • First Amendment Tangle In The 'Net Colleges Struggle to Balance Free Speech, Cybersensitivity
    The Justice on Campus Project - 10-23-1995


    WEST VIRGINIA STUDENT EXPULSION THREAT FOR WEBSITE CASE

  • Lawsuit threats squash suspension and expulsion
    Libertarian Rock - 7-9-1999


    WISCONSIN INTERNET 'CONTROVERSIAL MATERIALS' RESTRICTION

  • School district apologizes for blocking teen's access to Wiccan Web site
    Freedom Forum - 4-2-1999

  • Now 'controversial materials' are being squelched
    Freedom Forum - 5-27-1998

  • School board restricts student access to Internet's 'controversial materials'
    Freedom Forum - 5-27-1998


    STUDENT PRESS ON THE INTERNET STORIES

  • Cyberlaw and the Student Media - Part 1
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1998

  • Cyberlaw and the Student Media - Part 2
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1998

  • Student news on-line censored by schools for 'safety' reasons
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1997


    OTHER STORIES

  • UC San Diego Pulls Plug on Controversial Server: BURN! Group's Hosting of Colombian Rebel Group Site Blamed
    Drug Reform Coordination Network - 6-9-2000

  • Web site publisher claims university is trying to stifle his speech
    Freedom Forum - 3-30-2000

  • WA School Board Decides Not to Punish Student Web Site Hosts
    ACLU - 2-3-2000

  • JANET Says Ban It
    Internet Freedom - 6-5-1999

  • Nevada university system revises computer-use proposal
    Freedom Forum - 12-8-1998

  • State college no place for political speech
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1997

  • The other side of the schoolhouse gate - Off-campus publications, Web sites can operate under different rules
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1997

  • Georgia State Censors Neo-Nazi Web Site
    The Justice on Campus Project - 2-12-1996

  • Time to Grow up
    The Justice on Campus Project - 10-14-1994

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  • PRINTED MATERIALS & WRITING CENSORSHIP
  • Federal judge prohibits district from transferring student accused of involvement in undergound newspaper
    Student Press Law Center - 6-9-2000

  • Texas school district to defend against religious-liberty lawsuit
    Freedom Forum - 5-30-2000

  • Lawsuits over religion waste school funds
    Freedom Forum - 5-28-2000

  • Texas district accused of punishing students for bringing Bibles to school
    Freedom Forum - 5-23-2000

  • Boston schools drop suspension of chain-saw storyteller
    Freedom Forum - 5-18-2000

  • Students hand out underground paper off campus after school administrators threaten suspension
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 2000

  • Editor says officials punished him for publication
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 2000


    PONDER, TX STUDENT ARRESTED FOR CREATIVE WRITING ASSIGNMENT

  • Stranger than fiction
    Freedom Forum - 11-19-1999

  • 13-Year-Old Jailed Over School Essay
    The Last Word - 11-14-1999

  • Boy who wrote scary tale is out of jail, but not out of trouble
    Freedom Forum - 11-5-1999

  • Schools' solution to violence: silence the weird
    Freedom Forum - 11-4-1999

  • Texas boy earns 'A,' six days in jail for Halloween tale
    Freedom Forum - 11-3-1999

  • A Post-Columbine Halloween Horror Story
    Slashdot - 11-3-1999


    WAUSAU, WI STUDENT ARRESTED FOR CREATIVE WRITING ASSIGNMENT

  • State appeals court: First Amendment doesn't protect boy's essay
    Freedom Forum - 12-15-1999


    WHATCOM COUNTY, WA STUDENT EXPULSION FOR CREATIVE WRITING ASSIGNMENT

  • School-violence poem was protected speech, not true threat, judge rules
    Freedom Forum - 2-28-2000

  • Student's poem read as school security risk
    Freedom Forum - 12-16-1999

  • Case of student expelled for poem could test First Amendment in public schools
    Freedom Forum - 12-16-1999


    HALF MOON BAY, CA STUDENT SUSPENSION FOR CREATIVE WRITING ASSIGNMENT

  • Student sues over suspension for violent essays
    Libertarian Rock - 5-22-1998

  • Parents of youth suspended for essays sue California school
    Freedom Forum - 5-7-1998


    BOSTON, MA STUDENT SUSPENSION FOR CREATIVE WRITING ASSIGNMENT

  • Boston teen appeals his suspension for writing chain-saw story
    Freedom Forum - 5-1-2000

  • ACLU Urges Boston School to Annul Suspension of Creative Student
    Freedom Forum - 4-27-2000


    WARRENTON, VA STUDENT SUSPENSION FOR CREATIVE WRITING ASSIGNMENT

  • Suspended student settles writing project lawsuit - English teacher, school board found 'gangsta rap' lyrics threatening
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1996


    HUDSON, OH STUDENT SUSPENSION FOR MESSAGE IN FORTUNE COOKIE ASSIGNMENT

  • Third-grader's suspension over fortune cookie crumbles
    Freedom Forum - 7-2-1999

  • Suspension without written notification reversed
    Libertarian Rock - 6-16-1999

  • Third-Grader Suspended Over Fortune Cookie Message
    ACLU - 6-14-1999


    LEBANON, PA STUDENT SUSPENDED FOR PUBLISHING PROJECT

  • Student Suspended for Printing "Obscene" Booklet
    National Campaign For Freedom Of Expression - Spring 1998


    MIAMI, FL STUDENT ARRESTS FOR UNDERGROUND NEWSPAPER

  • Student was strip-searched after police arrested her for distributing 'hate' flier
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1999

  • Underground student newspapers irk school officials
    Freedom Forum - 6-9-1998

  • Students jailed for alleged hate crime violations
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1998

  • Florida school official shrugs off latest student publication
    Freedom Forum - 3-16-1998

  • Teen publishers of offensive pamphlet ordered to attend other school
    Freedom Forum - 3-5-1998

  • Florida officials drop charges against students arrested for racist pamphlet
    Freedom Forum - 3-2-1998

  • Students Jailed for Alleged Hate-Crimes Violations
    Student Press Law Center - 2-27-1998

  • Offensive pamphlet lands nine high schoolers in jail
    Freedom Forum - 2-26-1998

  • Students Arrested for Ridiculing Principal
    National Campaign For Freedom Of Expression - Spring 1998


    FORT COLLINS, CO CRIMINAL LIBEL CHARGE FOR UNDERGROUND NEWSPAPER

  • Libel, harassment charges dropped - Colorado teen faced prosecution because of underground paper
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1998

  • ACLU Re-Enters Colorado Criminal Libel Case
    ACLU - 10-19-1998

  • Felony Charges Dismissed Against Underground News Publisher
    National Campaign For Freedom Of Expression - Fall 1998

  • Student wins lawsuit, can publish lewd statements
    Libertarian Rock - 8-9-1998

  • ACLU Wins Dismissal in Case of 15 Year Old Prosecuted For Underground Newspaper in Colorado
    ACLU - 7-27-1998


    WASHOE COUNTY, NV LIBEL SUIT AGAINST UNDERGROUND NEWSPAPER

  • Court favors student; 'trigger happy bitch' held to be 'opinion'
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1996


    MISSOURI STUDENT EXPELLED FOR DISTRIBUTING UNDERGROUND NEWSPAPER

  • Editor says private college kicked him out of school over dispute
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1997


    OREGON STUDENT EXPELLED FOR DISTRIBUTING UNDERGROUND NEWSPAPER

  • Student suing school will have his day in court
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1999


    WISCONSIN STUDENT EXPELLED FOR DISTRIBUTING UNDERGROUND NEWSPAPER

  • Student expelled for underground newspaper
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1999


    MONTICELLO, NY STUDENT SUSPENSION FOR DISTRIBUTING UNDERGROUND NEWSPAPER

  • School board sues New York Commissioner - Seek to overturn ruling in favor of student editor of underground newspaper
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1996


    COLUMBIA, MO STUDENT SUSPENSION FOR DISTRIBUTING UNDERGROUND NEWSPAPER

  • Missouri student allowed to distribute underground paper; record cleansed
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1996


    PHOENIX, AZ CONFISCATION OF UNDERGROUND NEWSPAPER

  • High school editor recognized for effort to distribute underground newspaper
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1999

  • Underground editor succeeds in battle - school to end confiscations, allow distribution on campus
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1998

  • Phoenix school district backs off ban on underground newspaper
    Freedom Forum - 12-4-1998

  • Phoenix student vows to continue publishing
    Freedom Forum - 12-3-1998


    LINCOLN, NE RESTRICTION ON DISTRIBUTING UNDERGROUND NEWSPAPER

  • Nebraska district bars distribution of underground newspaper at school
    Freedom Forum - 4-10-2000


    NELSONVILLE/YORK, OH RESTRICTION ON DISTRIBUTING UNDERGROUND NEWSPAPER

  • Principal threatens student with suspension for distributing underground paper at school
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1999


    CLAREMONT, CA STUDENT SUSPENSION FOR DISTRIBUTING NEWSLETTER

  • Free speech or sexual harassment? Student suspended for material in dorm newsletter
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1997


    RUTGERS UNIVERSITY RESTRICTION ON DISTRIBUTING LITERATURE

  • Rutgers University Withdraws Charges Against Political Activists
    ACLU - 2-10-1997


    UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS RESTRICTION ON DISTRIBUTING LITERATURE

  • Federal judge overturns University of Texas leafleting ban
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1999

  • Federal judge overturns University of Texas ban on leafleting by outsiders; some restrictions remain
    Student Press Law Center - 2-5-1999

  • Federal judge overturns University of Texas rule against leafleting
    Freedom Forum - 1-4-1999

  • University of Texas defends pamphlet distribution policy
    Freedom Forum - 11-20-1998


    KEARNS, UT RESTRICTION ON DISTRIBUTING LITERATURE

  • Utah student sings censorship - Principal fails in halting student's homemade paper
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1999


    LA PUENTE, CA STUDENT EXPULSION FOR DISTRIBUTING FLIERS

  • School district must pay pamphleteer’s legal fees
    Freedom Forum - 2-26-1998

  • Teen runs for school board seat after struggling with principal
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1997

  • California high school student dodges expulsion for provocative letter
    Student Press Law Center - 6-27-1997

  • Judge Cancels "Draconian" Suspension of Outspoken Student
    Freedom Forum - 6-18-1997

  • ACLU Wins Order to Stop CA School From Expelling Student Who Criticized Principal
    ACLU - 6-17-1997


    NEW JERSEY STUDENT SUSPENDED FOR DISTRIBUTING FLIERS

  • Student reaches settlement with school, principal
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1999

  • Manifesto leads to suspension, lawsuit against school
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1997


    MICHIGAN RESTRICTION ON DISTRIBUTING FLIERS

  • Michigan Supreme Court rejects flier distribution case
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1999

  • Appeal dismissed because plaintiff lacked standing
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1997


    WILMINGTON, NC STUDENT ARRESTED AND EXPELLED FOR MESSAGE LEFT ON COMPUTER

  • Turning kids' stray remarks into lawsuits
    Freedom Forum - 10-8-1999

  • Jury convicts N.C. teen over message left on school computer
    Freedom Forum - 9-30-1999


    NICEVILLE, FL STUDENT SUSPENDED FOR DISTRIBUTING RELIGIOUS LITERATURE

  • Florida school board votes to settle First Amendment lawsuit
    Freedom Forum - 1-15-1998


    MIAMI-DADE C.C. RESTRICTION ON DISTRIBUTING RELIGIOUS LITERATURE

  • Miami school faces lawsuit over literature distribution
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1999

  • Florida students claim college violated their free-speech rights
    Freedom Forum - 7-29-1999


    CAPE COD, MA RESTRICTION ON DISTRIBUTING RELIGIOUS LITERATURE

  • School system considers barring kids from distributing outside materials
    Freedom Forum - 8-10-1998


    JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO RESTRICTION ON DISTRIBUTING RELIGIOUS LITERATURE

  • Student sues to distribute religious texts at school
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1999

  • Barred from handing out Bibles, student sues school district
    Freedom Forum - 8-16-1999


    ROCHESTER, NY RESTRICTION ON DISTRIBUTING RELIGIOUS LITERATURE

  • Parents sue N.Y. school district after teens told to stop distributing fliers
    Freedom Forum - 6-28-1999


    FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, IN RESTRICTION ON DISTRIBUTING RELIGIOUS LITERATURE

  • Court approves 'review only' policy for underground student publications
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1997


    BEAVERTON, MI RESTRICTION ON DISTRIBUTING RELIGIOUS LITERATURE

  • School district reverses course, will allow student to hand out Bibles
    Freedom Forum - 4-9-1998


    OTHER UNDERGROUND PUBLICATIONS STORIES

  • School administrators may be misperceiving the meaning of works published underground
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1998

  • Doing it underground - A legal guide for alternative student publications
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1998

  • Creating an off-campus publication? A guide to avoiding trouble with your school
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1997

  • The other side of the schoolhouse gate - Off-campus publications, Web sites can operate under different rules
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1997


    OTHER STORIES

  • Judge rules class assignment about psychedelic drug not free speech
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1999

  • Maine School District Announces Support of Students' Rights
    National Campaign For Freedom Of Expression - Spring 1998

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  • SCHOOL LIBRARY & LITERARY CENSORSHIP
  • Michigan School District Rescinds Most of Potter Ban
    FEN Newswire - 5-11-2000


    CHALLENGES TO HARRY POTTER BOOKS

  • Censorship foes hope schools learn from dispute over wizard books
    Freedom Forum - 5-15-2000

  • Zeeland, MI: The Harry Potter Debate
    Muggles For Harry Potter - 5-11-2000

  • Muggles for Harry Potter oppose censorship of Potter books
    Freedom To Read Foundation - 3-1-2000

  • Is Harry Potter Evil?
    First Amendment Cyber-Tribune - 2-27-2000

  • Parents to ban Harry Potter
    AP - 1-28-2000

  • Is Harry Potter Evil?
    National Coalition Against Censorship - 10-22-1999

  • Children's books stir up tempest in South Carolina
    Freedom Forum - 10-14-1999


    CHALLENGES TO "HUCKLEBERRY FINN"

  • Oklahoma school board opts not to chuck 'Huck'
    Freedom Forum - 4-25-2000

  • Court Rules That School Books Do Not Harass Students
    National Campaign For Freedom Of Expression - Winter 1999

  • Federal appeals court allows 'Huck Finn' to remain on school's reading list
    Freedom Forum - 10-20-1998

  • Student, Guardian Object to Huckleberry Finn
    National Campaign For Freedom Of Expression - 7-15-1998

  • ACLU Challenges Removal of "Huck Finn" From San Jose High School Reading Lists
    ACLU - 10-27-1995

  • The Continuing Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: Figure out how to teach the book
    National Coalition Against Censorship - 9-1-1995


    CHALLENGES TO "LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRARIE"

  • School board reinstates classroom use of 'Little House'
    Freedom Forum - 12-16-1998

  • Civil rights group calls on Minnesota school to reinstate 'Little House'
    Freedom Forum - 12-14-1998

  • Minnesota ACLU Fights School Censorship Of "Little House on the Prairie"
    ACLU - 12-11-1998


    CHALLENGES TO POP CULTURE MAGAZINES

  • Librarians Challenged Over Rolling Stone
    National Campaign For Freedom Of Expression - Winter 1999

  • Under 18? School library requires parental OK to view Rolling Stone
    Freedom Forum - 2-8-1999

  • School board member wants Rolling Stone out of Wisconsin library
    Freedom Forum - 9-22-1998

  • Teen Magazines Too Racy?
    National Coalition Against Censorship - Spring 1998

  • Magazines Removed From Library
    National Campaign For Freedom Of Expression - Spring 1998

  • Do Teenage Girl Magazines Belong On Middle School Library Shelves?
    National Coalition Against Censorship - 3-1-1998

  • New York middle school pulls teen magazines from library
    Freedom Forum - 2-13-1998

  • Seventeen and YM pulled from NY school library shelves
    Libertarian Rock - 2-5-1998

  • Will Rib Lake Face Censorship Forever?
    National Coalition Against Censorship - Winter 1996


    CHALLENGES TO NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE

  • Florida teacher gets reprimand for tearing up student's 'pornography'
    Freedom Forum - 6-17-1999


    CHALLENGES TO "DELIVERANCE"

  • Board of Education rejects appeal to ban Deliverance
    Freedom Forum - 5-1-1998

  • Connecticut school official refuses to ban book
    Freedom Forum - 4-16-1998


    CHALLENGES TO "OF MICE AND MEN"

  • Teacher honored for free-speech commitment sounds off on censorship
    Freedom Forum - 6-25-1999

  • Florida teacher honored for safeguarding First Amendment rights
    Freedom Forum - 5-6-1999

  • "Of Mice And Men" Inappropriate in Illinois
    National Coalition Against Censorship - Spring 1997


    CHALLENGES TO "GO ASK ALICE"

  • Controversial book removed from Texas middle school after one parent complains
    Freedom Forum - 6-22-1999

  • Go Ask Alice Snatched From Students
    National Coalition Against Censorship - Summer 1998


    CHALLENGES TO "I KNOW WHY THE CAGED BIRD SINGS"

  • Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Banned
    National Campaign For Freedom Of Expression - Spring 1998

  • Books Banned In Maryland
    National Campaign For Freedom Of Expression - Spring 1998

  • Florida middle school considers 'Caged Bird' ban
    Freedom Forum - 1-30-1998

  • School officials handle calls to censor books differently
    Freedom Forum - 1-15-1998


    OTHER ATTEMPTS AT BOOK BANNING FOR SEXUAL/HOMOSEXUAL CONTENT

  • Homophobic Attacks on Schools and Libraries
    National Coalition Against Censorship - 2000

  • ACLU Fights Banning of Gay Books
    National Campaign For Freedom Of Expression - Winter 1999

  • Louisiana school board settles lawsuit over banned books
    Freedom Forum - 8-24-1999

  • Idaho library board: Kids can keep access to disputed books
    Freedom Forum - 7-9-1999

  • ACLU claims Wisconsin school wrongly banned books from library
    Freedom Forum - 2-18-1999

  • ACLU of Wisconsin Files Free Speech Lawsuit Over School's Censorship of Gay-Themed Books
    ACLU - 2-16-1999

  • Wis. school district removes books with lesbian and gay themes
    Freedom Forum - 12-24-1998

  • ACLU to Sue WI School District For Censoring Gay-Themed Books
    ACLU - 12-22-1998

  • ACLU urges Wisconsin school district to reconsider ban on books
    Freedom Forum - 10-7-1998

  • Book Ban Rejected
    National Campaign For Freedom Of Expression - Spring 1998

  • ACLU of Pittsburgh Challenges Book Banning in Area High School
    ACLU - 6-11-1997

  • Penny Culliton Reinstated
    National Coalition Against Censorship - Fall 1996

  • Censorship is Not Alive and Well and Living in Kansas
    Freedom To Read Foundation - 1994


    OTHER ATTEMPTS AT BOOK BANNING FOR RACIAL CONTENT

  • Huntsville, Ala., school board member wants two books banned
    Freedom Forum - 12-20-1999

  • Censorship and Ray Bradbury's The Martian Chronicles
    National Coalition Against Censorship - Summer 1998


    OTHER ATTEMPTS AT BOOK BANNING FOR VIOLENT CONTENT

  • School takes book off shelves
    Daily Commercial - 3-12-2000

  • California school board bans 25 books by bestselling youth author
    Freedom Forum - 7-20-1999

  • Horror Novels Removed From Libraries
    National Campaign For Freedom Of Expression - Fall 1998

  • District considers shelving 3 horror novels in middle school libraries
    Freedom Forum - 5-13-1998


    OTHER ATTEMPTS AT BOOK BANNING

  • School Dumps 'Captain Underpants'
    Excite News - 2-9-2000

  • 'The Giver' goes back to middle school classrooms
    Freedom Forum - 10-13-1999

  • Paul, a fifth grader, fights censorship
    Libertarian Rock - 4-29-1999

  • Nebraska library board rejects plan to remove spooky children's books
    Freedom Forum - 4-13-1999

  • Radio duo taken off air during reading
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1999

  • San Diego parent asks county to pull gang memoir from school libraries
    Freedom Forum - 1-29-1999

  • 12-year-old's plea prompts school board to put book back on shelves
    Freedom Forum - 1-13-1999

  • School Board Keeps The Witches in Elementary School
    National Campaign For Freedom Of Expression - Fall 1998

  • Board of education refuses to ban The Witches
    Freedom Forum - 6-16-1998

  • Books, Magazines Challenged in Schools, Libraries
    National Campaign For Freedom Of Expression - Spring 1998

  • Book Restricted In Maine
    National Campaign For Freedom Of Expression - Spring 1998

  • Tennessee Book Removals Rejected
    National Campaign For Freedom Of Expression - Spring 1998

  • Don't Cave In to the Book Banners
    National Coalition Against Censorship - Fall 1997


    OTHER STORIES

  • NCAC Counters Censorship in Our Schools and Libraries
    National Coalition Against Censorship - 2000

  • Report: Texas schools pull 55 books from library shelves
    Freedom Forum - 9-29-1998

  • Top Challenged Books in 1998
    Freedom Forum - 9-28-1998

  • Protect Our Freedom Of Speech, Teach It?
    First Amendment Cyber-Tribune - 6-1-1997

  • Schools Liable for Censorship Damages
    National Coalition Against Censorship - Summer 1996

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  • EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES CENSORSHIP
  • Couple sues school district, alleging their religious expression was muzzled
    Freedom Forum - 6-5-2000

  • Gay-issues group holds first meeting as school club
    Freedom Forum - 5-25-2000

  • Supreme Court upholds student fees
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 2000


    SANTA ANA, CA HIGH SCHOOL BLOCKS FORMATION OF GAY-STRAIGHT CLUB

  • 'Gay-straight' club gets go-ahead to meet on high school campus
    Freedom Forum - 2-7-2000

  • Judge Rules El Modena High Gay-Straight Alliance Must Be Allowed to Meet
    People For The American Way - 2-4-2000

  • Court Ruling Expected Friday on School Meetings for Gay-Straight Student Club
    People For The American Way - 2-3-2000

  • Orange County Students Seek Injunction to Allow Gay-Straight Alliance Meetings
    People For The American Way - 12-29-1999

  • ACLU Condemns School Board for Blocking Gay-Straight Club At a Southern California High School
    ACLU - 12-08-1999

  • School Board Votes Against Students' Gay-Straight Club at El Modena High
    People For The American Way - 12-8-1999

  • Gay-Straight Alliance Students Sue Orange County High School
    People For The American Way - 11-24-1999

  • Students Set Deadline in Gay-Straight Alliance Dispute
    People For The American Way - 11-19-1999

  • Statement in Support of Gay-Straight Alliance at El Modena High School
    People For The American Way - 11-18-1999

  • El Modena Students Demand Recognition of Gay-Straight Alliance
    People For The American Way - 11-16-1999

  • ACLU Promises Legal Action if CA School Denies Students The Right to Form Gay-Straight Alliance Club
    ACLU - 11-11-1999

  • PFAWF to Orange Unified School Board: Follow the Law!
    People For The American Way - 11-4-1999


    SALT LAKE CITY, UT HIGH SCHOOL BLOCKS FORMATION OF GAY ISSUES CLUB

  • Judge Orders School to Make Room for Student Club with Gay Perspective
    ACLU Utah - 4-27-2000

  • Federal judge: Students' gay club may meet while case is considered
    Freedom Forum - 4-27-2000

  • Federal judge presses Utah school district on decision to bar gay club
    Freedom Forum - 4-21-2000

  • Salt Lake teens challenge school district's refusal to allow gay-issues club
    Freedom Forum - 4-11-2000

  • Gay students' rights not violated by school policy, judge says
    Freedom Forum - 11-8-1999

  • Gay-student group gets green light to pursue First Amendment claim
    Freedom Forum - 10-8-1999

  • Attorneys on both sides of gay-clubs lawsuit seek summary judgment
    Freedom Forum - 4-19-1999

  • Students, parents rally at school board meeting over club policy
    Freedom Forum - 10-23-1998

  • Civil-rights advocates sue Salt Lake schools over rules on student clubs
    Freedom Forum - 3-20-1998

  • Extra-curricular activities cut in Utah - Gay student club sparks district-wide club ban, media restrictions
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1997

  • Utah Lawmakers Vote Today to Single Out Gay Student Clubs; ACLU Vows to Challenge Restrictions in Court
    ACLU - 4-17-1996


    SCHOOL CANCELLATIONS OF INDIGO GIRLS SHOWS

  • Civil libertarians denounce schools’ concert cancellations
    Freedom Forum - 5-11-1998

  • The Government Cancels Another Indigo Girls Concert
    Libertarian Rock - 5-10-1998

  • National Organizations Praise Student Protesters; Oppose Cancellation of Indigo Girls Concerts at Three High Schools
    National Coalition Against Censorship - 5-8-1998

  • Knoxville, Tenn., school cancels Indigo Girls concert
    Freedom Forum - 5-8-1998

  • Two schools nix Indigo Girls concerts
    Freedom Forum - 5-1-1998


    UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN MANDATORY STUDENT FEES CASE

  • High court: Public colleges may use student fees to fund controversial groups
    Freedom Forum - 3-23-2000

  • In Victory for Free Speech on Campus, High Court OKs Mandatory Student Fees
    ACLU - 3-22-2000

  • Supreme Court upholds mandatory student fees
    Freedom Forum - 3-22-2000

  • Supreme Court rules mandatory student fees constitutional
    Student Press Law Center - 3-22-2000

  • PFAWF Hails Victory for Free Speech
    People For The American Way - 3-22-2000

  • Supreme Court hears arguments in Wisonsin student fees case
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1999

  • Justices debate history of free speech on campus in student-fee case
    Freedom Forum - 11-10-1999

  • Christian students claim student fees are unconstitutional
    Freedom Forum - 11-2-1999

  • Amicus briefs argue that Wisconsin student fees case could threaten college student press
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1999

  • College journalism groups urge Court to protect political speech in student newspapers
    Student Press Law Center - 6-16-1999

  • Supreme Court to hear student activity fees case
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1999

  • Civil libertarians hope high court won't silence campus debate
    Freedom Forum - 3-30-1999

  • U.S. Supreme Court to reconsider University of Wisconsin student fee system
    Freedom Forum - 3-29-1999

  • Higher education officials seek Supreme Court review of student fees case
    Freedom Forum - 11-11-1998

  • University students mount challenges to mandatory fees
    Freedom Forum - 11-6-1998

  • Univ. of Wisconsin student fee case watched closely by student press
    Student Press Law Center - 12-21-1997


    O'FALLON, MO HIGH SCHOOL BAN OF "WHITE RABBIT" PERFORMANCE BY BAND

  • Penalty flag on ban of football band's song
    Freedom Forum - 4-29-1999

  • Federal judge: School may strike 'White Rabbit' from band's playlist
    Freedom Forum - 4-29-1999

  • Judge refuses to lift ban on marching band's performance of 'White Rabbit'
    Freedom Forum - 10-26-1998

  • School officials cut 'White Rabbit' from band list
    Freedom Forum - 10-16-1998


    RESTRICTING EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES AS PUNISHMENT

  • School rule on parties argued
    SunSpot - 2-17-2000

  • ACLU Asks Rhode Island To Overturn School "Zero Tolerance" Policy
    ACLU - 12-2-1999

  • Student wins lawsuit over expulsion for off-campus bust
    Libertarian Rock - 8-2-1998


    OTHER BANS ON GAY CLUBS

  • Gay high school club gains official status
    Freedom Forum - 3-2-1998

  • Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Alabama Law Barring Gay Student Groups from Campus
    ACLU - 4-30-1997


    BANS AND RESTRICTIONS ON CHRISTIAN CLUBS

  • Wisconsin students accuse school of censoring religious expression
    Freedom Forum - 2-4-2000

  • Ohio school, student Bible club settle federal suit
    Freedom Forum - 12-23-1999

  • School district, Christian club settle federal lawsuit
    Freedom Forum - 11-5-1999

  • Virginia school district alters policy, grants equal access to religious club
    Freedom Forum - 9-7-1999

  • Federal judge supports policy that differentiates between student clubs
    Freedom Forum - 4-8-1999

  • Rule for religious clubs remains simple: Give equal treatment
    Freedom Forum - 2-21-1999

  • Virginia high school student accuses district of hostility toward religion
    Freedom Forum - 2-15-1999

  • Florida high school student challenges district policy on religious groups
    Freedom Forum - 1-22-1999

  • Student says school wouldn’t let her form Bible club
    Freedom Forum - 2-23-1998

  • School board to allow Bible club to meet during school hours
    Freedom Forum - 2-11-1998


    OTHER STORIES

  • ACLU of KS Sues on Behalf of Foreign Student Excluded from High School Sports and Activities
    ACLU - 10-20-1999

  • First Church of Christ, Abortionist at CMU
    The Justice on Campus Project - 3-1-1996

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  • SCHOOL ARTS CENSORSHIP

    UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS AT MONTICELLO EXHIBIT CENSORSHIP

  • University's effort to pull art from exhibit draws attention from ACLU
    Freedom Forum - 11-11-1999

  • ACLU of Arkansas Acts to Restore Controversial Artwork To University Exhibit
    ACLU - 11-5-1999


    UNIVERSITY OF IOWA MUSEUM OF ART WORLD WAR II EXHIBIT CENSORSHIP

  • University art museum worker says school censored her exhibit
    Freedom Forum - 4-19-2000


    AUBURN UNIVERSITY SCULPTURE OF MALE/FEMALE TORSOS CENSORSHIP

  • Auburn student's sculpture separated from exhibit
    Freedom Forum - 4-24-1998


    BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY RODIN SCULPTURES CENSORSHIP

  • A Kiss is Just a Kiss
    National Coalition Against Censorship - Winter 1997


    MANATEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE CENSORSHIP OF CENSORED ART EXHIBIT

  • Florida community college drops censorship exhibit
    Freedom Forum - 1-14-1998

  • Florida college bars artwork from censorship exhibit
    Freedom Forum - 1-12-1998


    UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE REMOVAL OF WORKS IN PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT

  • "Offensive" Photos Removed From University of Louisville Exhibit
    National Campaign For Freedom Of Expression - 10-20-1995


    HARVARD UNIVERSITY RACIAL PAPER CUTOUTS EXHIBIT CONTROVERSY

  • Contested Histories
    National Coalition Against Censorship - Spring 1998


    AVONDALE, AZ STUDENT SUSPENSION FOR LINE IN PLAY

  • Slip in script, suspended actor says
    Arizona Central - 3-11-2000


    LEON, KS STUDENT SUSPENSION FOR VIOLENCE DEPICTED IN ART ASSIGNMENT

  • Federal judge: Kansas high school violated student's free-speech rights
    Freedom Forum - 2-15-2000

  • Judge rules Leon artist can stay in school
    Wichita Eagle - 2-15-2000

  • Kansas teen suspended because of artwork returns to school
    Freedom Forum - 2-2-2000

  • Kansas Court to Hear ACLU Case Of Honor Student Expelled for Displaying Artwork
    ACLU - 1-28-2000

  • This school's art lesson doesn't make the grade
    Freedom Forum - 1-27-2000

  • Student artist files federal lawsuit over suspension
    Freedom Forum - 1-27-2000

  • ACLU Vows Legal Action Over Honor Student's Expulsion for Displaying Artwork
    ACLU - 1-20-2000

  • School suspends Kansas teen because of artwork
    Freedom Forum - 1-18-2000


    MUSCOGEE COUNTY, GA SCHOOL DISTRICT ALTERS HISTORICAL ARTWORK

  • Censorship foes: Altering painting of Washington crosses the line
    Freedom Forum - 10-11-1999

  • Georgia School District "Touches Up" Famous George Washington Painting: What's Next, The Washington Monument?
    People For The American Way - 10-8-1999


    LITTLE ROCK, AR SCHOOL OVERREACTION TO DRAWINGS

  • ACLU Hails Victory in Defense of 11-Year-Old In Trouble for "Home Alone" Inspired Drawings
    ACLU - 3-13-2000


    SYRACUSE, NY STUDENT'S ARTWORK CENSORED FOR RELIGIOUS CONTENT

  • Federal judge: School properly refused to display student's religious artwork
    Freedom Forum - 3-1-2000

  • Boy Sues Upstate School For Expelling Jesus
    New York Post - 11-14-1999

  • Student's drawings censored for including religious images
    Freedom Forum - 11-4-1999


    FEDERAL WAY, WA SCHOOL DISTRICT BANS THEATER GROUP

  • School District Bans Theatre Group For Presenting Gay-Themed Play
    National Campaign For Freedom Of Expression - 7-15-1998


    SPRINGFIELD, OR CENSORSHIP OF DRAMA DEPARTMENT

  • Student protesters say school board is acting to censor plays
    Freedom Forum - 4-20-2000


    AMHERST, MA CHALLENGE OF "WEST SIDE STORY"

  • Massachusetts school officials grapple with discontent over West Side Story
    Freedom Forum - 11-12-1999


    WENTWORTH INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY PLAY CANCELLATION

  • Whorehouse Canceled After Name Change Rejected
    National Campaign For Freedom Of Expression - Spring 1998


    MESA, AZ HIGH SCHOOL PLAY CANCELLATION

  • Arizona school halts production of Tom Sawyer musical
    Freedom Forum - 9-14-1999


    BELLEVUE, OH HIGH SCHOOL PLAY CANCELLATION

  • Officials cancel high school play
    Freedom Forum - 11-17-1998


    PALM HARBOR, FL HIGH SCHOOL PLAY CANCELLATION

  • Florida school calls off student production of Woody Allen play
    Freedom Forum - 5-10-1999


    NORTH CAROLINA ACTING TEACHER TRANSFERED AFTER STAGING PLAY

  • Supreme Ct. denies final court hearing for teacher
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1998

  • Outcome of drama teacher's case disappoints free-speech advocates
    Freedom Forum - 10-27-1998

  • Supreme Court refuses to hear appeal by North Carolina drama teacher
    Freedom Forum - 10-6-1998

  • N.C. court says educator’s First Amendment rights not violated
    Freedom Forum - 2-16-1998


    DANVILLE, CA SCHOOL REMOVAL OF GAY PRIDE DISPLAY

  • Student Gay Pride Display Protested
    National Campaign For Freedom Of Expression - Fall 1998

  • California school removes gay pride display
    Freedom Forum - 6-8-1998

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  • MISCELLANEOUS SCHOOL CENSORSHIP
  • Parents file suit after boy suspended for playing cops and robbers
    Freedom Forum - 6-5-2000

  • Student journalism groups announce program to honor First Amendment Schools
    Student Press Law Center - 6-5-2000

  • N.J. school sued after barring student from handing out religious gifts
    Freedom Forum - 5-18-2000

  • "Zero Tolerance" Must End Now
    About.com - 5-15-2000

  • Student accepts $150,000 settlement after being punished over scandalous photo
    Freedom Forum - 5-2-2000

  • The First Amendment vs. School Safety
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 2000

  • Teaching freedom where it does not exist
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 2000


    BILLS TO MANDATE RESPECT FROM STUDENTS

  • Bill Calls for Respect in School
    School Blows - 3-14-2000

  • Louisiana's Courtesy Call
    ACLU - 3-5-2000

  • "The Four Rs:" Reading, 'Riting, 'Rithmetic and Rights
    ACLU - 6-17-1999


    FBI STEREOTYPING PROFILES TO PREVENT STUDENT VIOLENCE

  • Take the FBI's Geek Profile Test
    Slashdot - 11-29-1999

  • More Bad News From The Hellmouth
    Slashdot - 11-14-1999

  • FBI puts 'risk list' out for schools
    Denver Post - 11-9-1999

  • Computer Project Seeks to Avert Youth Violence Columbine Spurs Pilot Program at Schools
    New York Times - 10-24-1999


    MORALITY BASED RESTRICTIONS

  • School threatens to arrest gay alumni
    Institute For First Amendment Studies - 1-1-1999

  • Kentucky Court Says Teen Moms Must Be Admitted into National Honor Society
    ACLU - 12-30-1998

  • Scholars give failing grade to bill banning homosexuals in public schools
    Freedom Forum - 4-6-1998

  • ACLU Sues on Behalf of Student Pulled from Election for Distributing Condoms
    ACLU - 9-22-1997

  • Campus police pull videotape during erotica celebration
    Student Press Law Center - 9-21-1997

  • ACLU Challenges Decision to Exclude Science Project on Condoms from Competition
    ACLU - 4-10-1997


    RESTRICTIONS ON CELL PHONES AND PAGERS

  • Why, Back When I Was a Teen . . .
    Washington Post - 3-30-2000

  • Schools reconsider cell-phone bans
    PhillyNews - 2-3-2000

  • Beeper Law May Go; Schools Will Still Say No
    Chicago Tribune - 2-3-2000


    RESTRICTIONS ON POLITICAL SPEECHES

  • Tempe, Ariz., school officials yank student's name from ballot
    Freedom Forum - 9-1-1999

  • Officials scrap plan to silence graduating senior
    Freedom Forum - 6-1-1998


    TEXAS STUDENT SUSPENSION FOR HAVING PHOTO OF PRINCIPAL

  • School district pays $150,000 to student suspended for photo
    Student Press Law Center - 5-15-2000

  • Principal suspends student for starting rumors with photo
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1999

  • Photo finishes student's chance to attend graduation
    Freedom Forum - 9-14-1999

  • Teen sues Texas school district after being punished over scandalous picture
    Freedom Forum - 9-14-1999


    YOUTH VIOLENCE SCAPEGOATING STORIES

  • Kids, earn extra cash! Rat on your enemies
    Freedom Forum - 4-4-2000

  • Schools react to Columbine - Fear of violence leads to increased restrictions on student press
    Student Press Law Center - Fall 1999

  • Denver youth summit focuses on preventing school violence
    Freedom Forum - 6-21-1999

  • Web becomes voice of 'normal nerds' after Littleton
    Freedom Forum - 5-4-1999

  • Let's stop isolating geek, Net culture
    Freedom Forum - 4-30-1999

  • More from the Hellmouth: Kids tell about rage
    Freedom Forum - 4-28-1999

  • Other side of Littleton story: anti-oddball hysteria
    Freedom Forum - 4-26-1999

  • Silencing youth will not stop the violence
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1999


    MISCELLANEOUS EXPULSIONS, SUSPENSIONS AND PUNISHMENTS

  • School district pays $20,000 to students suspended for yearbook request
    Student Press Law Center - 4-17-2000

  • Students suspended for seeing Backstreet Boys show
    AP - 3-8-2000

  • Father Appeals Son's Suspension for Refusing Drug Test
    Drug Reform Coordination Network - 2-11-2000

  • Student Suspended Over Nail File
    Pittsburgh Valley News Dispatch - 2-10-2000

  • Zero Tolerance - In reaction to violence, schools are cracking down on student speech
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1999

  • School expels young `witches'
    The Daily Commercial - 12-17-1999

  • Judge upholds student's expulsion for toy handgun
    Dispatch - 12-3-1999

  • "Zero Tolerance" Tolerates Punishing Victims
    The Last Word - 11-5-1999

  • RI School Withdraws Proposed Expulsion Of Student For the "Crime" of Being on a List
    ACLU - 9-13-1999

  • Civil libertarians tackle schools' tough security measures
    Freedom Forum - 9-7-1999

  • Student fights expulsion and 'zero tolerance' drug policy
    Libertarian Rock - 7-29-1999

  • Unfair Suspensions Removed From Records of Washington State Students
    ACLU - 7-22-1999

  • Student challenges toy-gun expulsion
    Libertarian Rock - 6-26-1999

  • ACLU of Kansas Urges Caution, Tolerance in Student Discipline
    ACLU - 5-18-1999

  • Zero tolerance for threats put students' rights at risk, say civil libertarians
    Freedom Forum - 5-4-1999

  • ACLU Urges Calm and Responsible Action After School Shootings
    ACLU - 4-29-1999

  • Silencing youth will not stop the violence
    Student Press Law Center - Spring 1999

  • Students protest punishment of streaker by staging parade
    Libertarian Rock - 3-14-1999

  • Zero tolerance policy ruled unconstitutional
    Libertarian Rock - 1999

  • Student claims religious liberty violated after counselor performs exorcism
    Freedom Forum - 7-6-1998

  • Nashville students unsure about speech rights
    Freedom Forum - 4-30-1998

  • Nashville principal sends letter of apology to outspoken student
    Freedom Forum - 4-2-1998

  • Six Year-old Suspended for Sharing Lemon Drops
    Refuse And Resist - 11-24-1997

  • ACLU Challenges North Clackamas School District's Policy of Censoring Student Speeches
    ACLU - 2-6-1996


    OTHER STORIES

  • Chris Hopkins prepares for cops with Civil Liberties folder
    Libertarian Rock - 6-19-1999

  • Your Right to Forbid a Strip Search
    Libertarian Rock - 1999

  • Hip-Hop Banned from Dorm Areas
    National Campaign For Freedom Of Expression - Winter 1997

  • Let Pam Africa Speak!
    Refuse And Resist - 5-4-1997

  • Pam Africa Censored at N.S.U
    Refuse And Resist - 4-8-1997

  • Univ. of South Carolina Censors Radio Station
    The Justice on Campus Project - 2-8-1996

  • Emerson College Action Alert
    The Justice on Campus Project - 11-7-1995

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  • RIGHTS TO PROTEST AND PETITION

    SALT LAKE CITY, UT RIGHT TO PETITION CASE

  • Attorney for teen suspended over vegan T-shirt offers to drop case
    Freedom Forum - 8-27-99

  • Anti-gang dress policy upheld in preliminary ruling
    Freedom Forum - 5-3-1999

  • Animal-rights activists protest Utah school district's ban on vegan T-shirts
    Freedom Forum - 3-22-1999


    PITTSBURGH, PA STUDENT SUSPENSION FOR CIRCULATING PETITION

  • First Amendment outrage of the week: School signs away student's petition rights
    Freedom Forum - 2-2-1999

  • School suspends student who petitioned for new baseball coach
    Freedom Forum - 2-2-1999


    UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA STUDENT FACES POSSIBLE EXPULSION FOR PROTEST

  • University of North Carolina, student reach deal in protest flap
    Freedom Forum - 3-3-2000

  • University of North Carolina student faces charges, expulsion for protest
    Freedom Forum - 2-14-2000


    IRMO, SC STUDENTS SUSPENSION FOR PROTESTING INDIGO GIRLS SHOW CANCELLATION

  • Judge: School can keep protesting kids out of class
    Freedom Forum - 5-14-1998

  • Students who protested Indigo Girls decision sue over suspensions
    Freedom Forum - 5-13-1998

  • South Carolina Students Sue Over Suspension After Cancelled Indigo Girls Concert
    ACLU - 5-12-1998


    GREENBRIER, GA STUDENT SUSPENSION FOR PROTESTING COKE DAY

  • Reading, Writing and $elling Out
    Fade To Black - 4-28-1998

  • Reading, Writing and $elling Out
    Fade To Black - 4-28-1998

  • Georgia school drops suspensions of Pepsi kids
    Freedom Forum - 3-30-1998

  • Georgia student told to have a Coke and a smile, or else
    Freedom Forum - 3-26-1998


    HAWESVILLE, KY STUDENT SUSPENSIONS FOR PROTESTING TEACHER DISMISSALS

  • Kentucky teens suspended after walk-out over teacher dismissals
    Freedom Forum - 5-6-1998


    BOSTON, MA STUDENT SUSPENSIONS & ARRESTS FOR PROTESTING MUMIA ABU-JAMAL CASE

  • Students face felony charges for supporting Mumia
    Refuse And Resist - 12-3-1999

  • Youths Face Felony Charges For Leaflets Supporting Abu-Jamal
    The Last Word - 12-3-1999

  • Student Suspended For Organizing Support For Mumia Walkout
    Refuse And Resist - 5-3-1999

  • Walk-Outs Continue Despite Heavy Police Presence
    Refuse And Resist - 4-20-1999


    NEW MEXICO ST. STUDENTS THREATENED WITH ARREST IN JUSTICE STAND SHUTDOWN

  • University students protest closure of free-speech forum
    Freedom Forum - 11-23-1998


    UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS PROTEST SHUTDOWN CASE

  • Massachusetts appeals court finds university violated free-speech rights
    Freedom Forum - 9-23-1998

  • State Appeals Court Finds U-Mass Violated Demonstrators' Right to Protest Against Cardinal Law
    ACLU - 9-22-1998


    ALLEN, TX BANNING OF BLACK ARMBANDS CASE

  • Armband Rockstar wins in court
    Libertarian Rock - 9-20-1999

  • Texas teen, school district settle lawsuit over armbands
    Freedom Forum - 8-31-1999

  • ACLU Victorious in Texas Black Arm Band Case
    ACLU - 8-30-1999

  • Free-speech experts describe Texas student-rights case as 'Tinker revisited'
    Freedom Forum - 7-23-1999

  • Arm-twisting over armbands in Texas
    Freedom Forum - 7-22-1999

  • ACLU sues school that suspended students for wearing black armbands
    Freedom Forum - 7-22-1999

  • ACLU Defends Texas Student Who Protested Rights Crackdown After Colorado Shooting
    ACLU - 7-21-1999

  • Suspended for armband, Jennifer Boccia fights back
    Libertarian Rock - 6-1-1999


    BOSSIER CITY, LA BANNING OF BLACK ARMBANDS CASE

  • ACLU Challenges Louisiana School's Ban on Armbands As Violation of Students' First Amendment Rights
    ACLU - 11-1-1999


    DISRESPECT CHARGES BROUGHT AGAINST TEACHER THAT HELPED LEAD STUDENT PROTEST

  • "Disrespect" charges dropped
    Student Press Law Center - Winter 1998

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  • PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE MANDATES
  • Alabama students say school punished them for not reciting pledge
    Freedom Forum - 7-21-2000


    PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE MANDATING LEGISLATION

  • Utah lawmakers urge governor to sign pledge of allegiance bill
    Freedom Forum - 3-8-2000

  • ACLU raps Florida's new patriotic programs law
    Freedom Forum - 7-21-1999

  • N.J. Assembly: Public school students must recite patriotic passage
    Freedom Forum - 6-14-1999

  • Jersey politicians demand another student pledge
    Libertarian Rock - 6-14-1999

  • Florida ACLU Calls on Gov. Jeb Bush To Veto Two Unconstitutional Bills
    ACLU - 5-7-1999


    SEATTLE, WA SCHOOL REMOVES STUDENT FROM CLASS

  • Teacher did not violate student's religious-liberty rights, attorneys say
    Freedom Forum - 7-29-1998

  • Seattle student sues school over punishment for not reciting pledge
    Freedom Forum - 4-30-1998

  • Teacher tosses Seattle student out of class for failing to make pledge to flag
    Freedom Forum - 3-12-1998


    SAN DIEGO, CA SCHOOL FORCES STUDENT TO RECITE PLEDGE

  • High School Officials Learn Civics Lesson In Calif. Pledge of Allegiance Dispute
    ACLU - 7-20-1998

  • The American Right Not to Pledge Allegiance
    Intellectual Capital - 7-2-1998

  • Student allowed to sit during pledge for remainder of school year
    Freedom Forum - 6-3-1998

  • San Diego Student Allowed to Sit for Pledge
    ACLU - 6-2-1998

  • High school girl fights for right to skip Pledge of Allegiance
    Freedom Forum - 6-1-1998

  • MaryKait Durkee refuses to recite pledge, files lawsuit
    Libertarian Rock - 6-1-1998

  • ACLU Sues CA School District For Forcing Student To Stand During Pledge of Allegiance
    ACLU - 5-29-1998


    WILKES-BARRE, PA SCHOOL SUSPENDS STUDENT

  • School fails to pledge allegiance to Bill of Rights
    Freedom Forum - 10-4-1999

  • School suspends teen for refusing to recite Pledge of Allegiance
    Freedom Forum - 10-4-1999


    BRISTOL, RI SCHOOL REMOVES STUDENT FROM CLASS

  • Principal backs down, allows student to sit during pledge
    Freedom Forum - 10-9-1998


    PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE LITMUS TEST

  • Oklahoman accuses school board of First Amendment violations
    Freedom Forum - 2-28-2000


    OTHER STORIES

  • Oklahoman accuses school board of First Amendment violations
    Freedom Forum - 2-28-2000

  • Must I stand for the pledge?
    Libertarian Rock - 6-14-1999

  • You may skip the Pledge of Allegiance
    Libertarian Rock - 4-19-1999

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