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Court backs school journalist: Good news for student journos?

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Should a high school senior who writes an incendiary column for his school paper be considered a full citizen worthy of First Amendment protection against school officials censuring his work?

Despite previous U.S. Supreme Court rulings to the contrary, at least one state court says “yes.” [Read the unanimous decision.]

Should student journalists in the other 49 states, who face censorship under the U.S. Supreme Court’s Hazelwood decision, expect to see this affect them any time soon?

Nope. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by Dr. Denny Wilkins

May 24, 2007 at 3:48 pm

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