Enough Tinkering with Students' Rights:
The Need for an Enhanced First Amendment Standard to Protect Off-Campus Student Internet Speech
Cap. U. L. Rev., Vol 36, No. 129, 2008
67 Pages Posted: 7 Aug 2008
Date Written: August 4, 2008
This article proposes a test to determine when a student's off-campus internet speech should be punishable by school administration. The proposed balancing test provides enhanced protections for student speech and conduct that ostensibly occurs outside of the school house gate, but also recognizes the administrative need to punish such "off-campus" actions when the explicit or implicit intent was to effect in an school distribution.
Keywords: First Amendment, Cyberbullying, Internet, Free Speech, Students, School
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