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Online Free Speech

How the Lyrics of Two Violent Rap Songs Could Redefine Your Online Free Speech Protections

Student Press Law Center | Posted 08.17.2015 | College
Student Press Law Center

Anthony Elonis, a Pennsylvania man in the midst of losing his job and his wife, turned to Facebook to write violent rap lyrics under the pseudonym Tone Dougie. He was subsequently arrested in December 2010 after his estranged wife and law enforcement found his lyrics were threatening.

Suspensions At Sunset District High School Spark Fiery Free Speech Battle

| Posted 04.12.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Corey G. Johnson Civil rights groups recently intervened in a free-speech controversy ...

Supreme Court Rulings: Can Schools Censor Students Who Bully On The Web -- From Home?

AP | By MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 08.15.2012 | Education

PHILADELPHIA -- The U.S. Supreme Court has passed up a set of cases for the online age – whether schools may censor students who are off-campus ...