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The Twenty-Sixth Amendment: The Difference Between Free Speech Rights at Grade Schools and Universities

By April 8, 2009

This week, I am happy to announce the publication of my law review article, The Twenty-Sixth Amendment: Resolving the Federal Circuit Split Over College Students' First Amendment Rights in the Texas Journal on Civil Liberties & Civil Rights. I'd like to specially thank Dan Gordon, who originally came up with the idea animating the article. The article offers a refutation to colleges who justify the censorship of student speech by claiming they possess the in loco parentis powers of grade schools. I will briefly summarize the article here, and you can read the whole thing online at SSRN or on FIRE's website...