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February 2015 Podcast: One man crusades for students' social media rights nationwide

Attorney Bradley Shear discusses how his work could help make Maryland the 13th state with a law protecting the social media privacy rights of students in colleges and high schools. Frank LoMonte: The nightmare phone call for students used to be to come to the principal’s office and empty his pockets or dump out her… Continue reading February 2015 Podcast: One man crusades for students' social media rights nationwide

News, Podcasts

February 2015 Podcast: One man crusades for students’ social media rights nationwide

Attorney Bradley Shear discusses how his work could help make Maryland the 13th state with a law protecting the social media privacy rights of students in colleges and high schools. Frank LoMonte: The nightmare phone call for students used to be to come to the principal’s office and empty his pockets or dump out her… Continue reading February 2015 Podcast: One man crusades for students’ social media rights nationwide

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Free-speech groups warn California school district to rescind unlawful social-media restrictions

The Student Press Law Center and the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California asked a California school district Monday to immediately cease enforcing a “draconian and constitutionally infirm” regulation that requires any student taking part in sports or other extracurricular activities to sign a “contract” agreeing to be punished for any online speech that the school district deems “inappropriate.”