Four California Students Sue After Being Suspended For “Liking” Postings on Instragram

JONATHAN TURLEY

225px-Instagram_logoThere is an important lawsuit that has been filed in California after four high school student were suspended for simply “liking” Instagram posts deemed racist.  The lawsuit could force reconsideration of the erosion of free speech rights for students, including the widening scope of discipline for student speech outside of schools.  School officials now believe that they have full license to punish students if their personal views outside of school do not conform with accepted values. This case did have troubling aspects that raised legitimate concerns (though these students were not the author of the posting).  The question is one of authority to regulate speech outside of schools if they do not involve criminal threats.

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3 thoughts on “Four California Students Sue After Being Suspended For “Liking” Postings on Instragram

    • Yes, it is clear now that the public education (re-education) system does not teach kids to reason or think for themselves. It’s all social conditioning to do what authorities tell you to do without question. When was the last time the US Constitution or Bill of Rights were ever studied, or even mentioned in the classroom? That’s all for a purpose: citizens have no rights if they don’t know about them!

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