Freedom Of Speech In Supreme Court Cases In Schools

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There have been many cases with the Supreme Court and rights of students. Many of the cases in which took place in the topics of self expression, freedom of speech, discipline, religion, and more. Some of the following are situation where students brought their cases to the Supreme Court in order to protect their rights.
Freedom of Speech In 1965, a group of students who wore a black band on their arm to protest the war in Vietnam. The faculty in the school requested them to remove the band and when they refused, the district suspended the students. When they took the case to Supreme Court and they sided with the students stating students and teachers cannot "shed their constitutional rights to freedom of speech or expression at the schoolhouse gate." The court did not grant the a right to “unlimited” self expression and said that if the expression of the student does not disrupt others in school, it can be done, worn, or followed through with in any way that can be done in that manner.
Prayer at School - Freedom of Religion
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Several of those were claimed to be “forced” prayer, or prayer brought on by the school. Those cases being Wallace v. Jaffree, Lee v. Weisman, and Santa Fe Independent School Dist. v. Doe. There have even been cases where people claimed that saying “under God” in the Pledge of Alligiance was a way of unconstitutional religion being established (Elk Grove Unified School District v. Newdow). According to the 1st Amendment, we are given the right to freedom of religion. Even as students, we can worship as we
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