The Student Press Law Center and the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education filed a friend-of-the-court brief urging the Supreme Court to hear the case of a Mississippi student rapper punished for a profane song posted to YouTube.
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Former Mississippi student who was suspended for posting rap song online has appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court
The Supreme Court will now have to decide whether to hear its first case on student off-campus online speech.
Former Mississippi student who was suspended for posting rap song online loses his appeal to the Fifth Circuit appeals court
The Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled in favor of a Mississippi school district for suspending a student for a rap video posted online, furthering a debate on whether the Tinker standard should apply to off-campus speech.
Hip-hop hassle: How the lyrics of two violent rap songs could redefine your online free-speech protections
After the Supreme Court ruled on Elonis in June, free-speech advocates worry about potential consequences on student social media speech.