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Lyle Denniston looks at a recent free speech case involving students and why the Supreme Court itself has never deviated from the teaching moment that was the Tinker decision.
On March 11, 1861, delegates from the newly formed Confederate States of America agreed on their own constitution. And much of it mirrored the Constitution of the United States as it existed at the time.
Fugitive NSA leaker Edward Snowden told an audience in Texas on Monday, via a remote livestream from Russia, that he took a treasure trove of information about the NSA because he took an oath to defend the Constitution.
This Sunday marked the 50th anniversary of one of the most important decisions in Supreme Court history that affected the civil rights movement and the free speech powers of the press: the case of the New York Times v. Sullivan.
The United States Supreme Court said today, without comment, that it won’t accept a Pennsylvania school district’s appeal in a case involving two middle school students punished for wearing “I heart Boobies” breast cancer awareness bracelets.