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Lessons in Censorship

How Schools and Courts Subvert Students’ First Amendment Rights

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$46.50 • £37.95 • €42.00

ISBN 9780674057746

Publication Date: 10/19/2015


368 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

1 line illustration, 1 map


  • Introduction: Strangling the Free Mind
  • I. The Emergence of Free Speech Doctrine
    • 1. Think as You Will and Speak as You Think
    • 2. A Taxonomy of School Censorship Takes Form
  • II. Pushing Porous Boundaries
    • 3. Dissing and Discipline: Sans-Gêne Speech
    • 4. School-Sponsored Speech: Hazelwood’s “Imprimatur” Conundrum
  • III. Tinker Redux
    • 5. Unsettled Waters: Attacks on Pure Student Speech
    • 6. Words that Harm: The Rights of Others
    • 7. Off-Campus Taunts and Online Sans-Gêne Speech
    • 8. Tinker Rising Like the Phoenix: Evangelicals and LGBTs Allied
  • Conclusion: Living Liberty
  • Appendix: The Federal Judicial Circuits
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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