Essay about The Freedom Of Speech And Public Schools

821 Words Dec 8th, 2015 4 Pages
Freedom of speech is the right to communicate and express one 's opinions and ideas freely. Freedom of expression can at times apply as an inclusive way of seeking, receiving and imparting information or ideas by through media. Limitations on speech include slander, obscenity, pornography inclusive of child pornography, sedition, incitement, release classified information, copyright violation, trade secrets, non-disclosure agreements, and right to privacy.
The first amendment of the US constitution states that:“ Congress shall make no law abridging freedom of speech”. Freedom of speech political delivery prohibits incitement in relaying political messages to the public. Hazelwood School District et al vs. Kuhlmeier et al 484 U.S. 260 (1988) was a landmark cases decided by the was a landmark cases decided by the US Supreme court and laid the foundation to the exercise of the freedom of expression by students in public schools. The ruling by Tinker continues to be used as a reference in supporting student’s right to expression up to date (Tushnet, 32).
According to the first amendment of the U.S. Constitution, everyone has a right to practice their religion or no religion in accordance to the guidelines provided for by law. Separation of church and state has effectively helped managed and avoid religious conflicts as compares to a situation where the government supports a certain religion.
Freedom of the press and the right to information was…

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