Frederick has filed suit against the school for violating his First Amendment rights. In 2003, a federal district court ruled in favor of the school after determining the parade was a school-sponsored event.
Any cowboy will tell you: The sun goes down in the west. But for newsorganizations across the country, there has been plenty of sunshine west of theMississippi River.
The court found that the district’s use of the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act as a justification for not releasing the details of legal settlements was improper.