The U.S. Supreme Court refused to clarify if schools can punish students for comments made online, after lower courts asked for an updated opinion. For precedent, the court still relies on a 1969 landmark case that said protesting the Vietnam War was within students’ First Amendment rights. Read the full article at arstechnica.com
Do Students Have First Amendment Rights Online?
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).