supreme court rulling

supreme court rulling - of children so it does not...

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James Ball Mr. Minton AP. Government 11/24/09 On the current case Anna V. Compton in agreement with the schools disciplinary action, because Anna did disrupt the learning environment nor harass any particular individual. Some may construed her drawings as offensive and threatening and drawings such as these are acceptable for outside of school but in school this may frighten others, however she only consulted her fellow art students about developing her artistic talents. The school is not violating her freedom of expression this is withheld under the case Bethel School District No. 403 v. Fraser; a student may be restricted in their 1 st amendment rights to preserve the learning environment. Another case preserving this trend is Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier a similar ruling stating that the school has the right to censor works by students to maintain control of the learning environment. Another supporting case is Ginsberg v. New York, material may be regulated in thought
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Unformatted text preview: of children so it does not interfere with the learning place. Morse v. Frederick a student encouraged drug use on school grounds, the school at a right to restrict this for it disrupts order in school. Of course I am not qualified to rule on such a case, in order for me to do this I would need to attend years of law school and qualified in constitutional law. I would also need to be able to interpret the constitution accurately. Also if I were a supreme court justice I would confer with my other justices to refine my opinion, listening to the others and their viewpoints. I do believe that Anna was in violation of school policies, material such as that no matter if she was not showing it to anyone it does not belong on school grounds, it should remain in the privacy of her own home, if she wants to take a work to school it should be suitable for the school setting....
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  • Spring '10
  • Minton
  • Supreme Court of the United States, First Amendment to the United States Constitution, Hazelwood School District, Bethel School District v. Fraser, Anna V. Compton

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