The2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday ruled that a student did not have aclearly established First Amendment right to criticize school administrators inan off-campus blog.
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Judge grants qualified immunity to principal in First Amendment 'douchebag' case
A U.S. District Court judge ruled Thursday that a student had not clearly established her First Amendment right to criticize her principal in an off-campus blog that used coarse language, denying the student a trial on her claim.
Appeals court won't reinstate Conn. student to class office during free-speech challenge
A federal appellate court's ruling on Thursday ended a Connecticut high school senior's effort to be reinstated as a class officer and will prevent her from delivering remarks at the school's graduation ceremony next month.
Conn. student to continue fight for new election
CONNECTICUT -- A student who was barred from running for class office after calling administrators “douchebags” on her blog did not show that she was likely to win her case, a federal judge ruled Aug.
Blogging student leader sues Connecticut school district
CONNECTICUT -- A rising senior at Lewis S. Mills High School who was removed from her student government post for comments she made on her blog sued the school district July 16, claiming her First Amendment rights were violated.