A student was denied admission to a Maryland community college's program in part because of a remark he made about being religious. Now, a U.S. district judge says the student has no free-speech case, and that colleges have unlimited leeway to reject applicants for "personal" remarks they make during admissions interviews.
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Texas school district to appeal order allowing cheerleaders' religious banners
A group of Texas cheerleaders who won a state-court ruling that upheld their right to display Christian-themed banners at football games is now facing an appeal filed by their school district.
The Bill of Rights: Not just for the big kids anymore. (At least in three states.)
Students in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware are fortunate to live within the boundaries of the federal Third Circuit, one of the last remaining provinces in America that honors the promise of the First Amendment to all citizens, even the youngest.Three judges on the Third Circuit U.S.
Judge recommends against prohibition on religious-themed fliers at school
A Tampa-area school board should no longer be permitted to prohibit fliers that contain messages promoting the benefits of a specific religion, according to a magistrate judge’s report.
Texas cheerleaders fight to keep religious banners at football games
Biblical verse-quoting banners made by Texas high school cheerleaders have become the center of a legal showdown over religious speech in schools.