UPDATE: The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear the case of a Pennsylvania public high school student who was punished by her school after she cursed her cheer team on Snapchat on a Saturday night while off campus. Legal experts and educators have watched the case, B.L. v. Mahanoy closely — the high court's… Continue reading SCOTUS agrees to hear B.L v. Mahanoy Area School District, calling student’s off-campus First Amendment rights into question
Pennsylvania students Brianna Hawk and Kayla Martinez won’t have to worry about removing their “I <3 boobies! (KEEP A BREAST)” bracelets anytime soon, as the nation’s highest court declined to hear their school district’s latest appeal to ban the accessories
Schools cannot censor student speech about political or social issues just because it “has the potential to offend,” a federal circuit court said Monday.
It's illegal to "interfere with" a person's efforts to obtain housing based on disability status, but a federal appeals court has become the first to rule that "interference" can mean making insulting comments on a blog, even if you're just a bystander and not the landlord.