Intellectual Freedom News 3/8/2019

Intellectual Freedom News

March 8, 2019 – Collated by OIF Staff and News Editors


  • 50 years after Tinker, erosion is evident | CBLDF; “February marked the 50th anniversary of the United States Supreme Court’s decision in Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District¸ a seminal case addressing students’ First Amendment rights. While the Court has professed a continuing recognition that schools may not prohibit speech on the basis of viewpoint, the reasoning of these decisions have, so far, tended to support Justice Black’s dissent in Tinker that the First Amendment does not require “elected school officials to surrender control of the American public school system to public school students” and that “taxpayers send children to school on the premise that at their age they need to learn, not teach.” 




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