Thirty Years of Hazelwood and Its Spread to Colleges and University Campuses

32 Pages Posted: 8 Aug 2018

Date Written: 2018

Abstract

This Article first examines K-12 student speech law before Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier and then discusses the Hazelwood decision. Next, the article focuses on the spread of Hazelwood and its deferential standard to the college and university level. This section examines cases from five different areas where the standard has been utilized with increasing frequency. Finally, the Article offers a few concluding thoughts on the Hazelwood standard and why it should be limited, if not interred.

Keywords: Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier, First Amendment, Free Speech

Suggested Citation

Hudson, David L., Thirty Years of Hazelwood and Its Spread to Colleges and University Campuses (2018). Howard Law Journal, Vol. 61, 2018; Belmont University College of Law Research Paper No. 2018-20. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3228143

David L. Hudson (Contact Author)

Belmont University - College of Law ( email )

1900 Belmont Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37212
United States

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