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PA Appeals Court Weighs Punishment For Students' Online Parodies 319

Posted by timothy
from the at-least-the-judges-aren't-ciavarella-or-conahan dept.
crimeandpunishment writes "Is it a student's right to free speech or a school's right to discipline? A US Appeals Court in Pennsylvania heard arguments Thursday on a case that could have far-reaching implications. The issue involves the suspension of two students, from two different Pennsylvania school districts, for web postings they made on their home computers. The students posted parody profiles on MySpace that mocked their principals. The American Civil Liberties Union argued on behalf of the students."
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PA Appeals Court Weighs Punishment For Students' Online Parodies

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