Plaintiffs challenged the Dec. Miami UniversityNo. LEXIS6th Circuit June 27,Decided The genesis of this case goes back to the spring ofwhen the editor in chief of a student newspaper at Miami University sought disciplinary records of students attending the university in order to track crimes on campus. After an initial refusal, the newspaper made a request for release pursuant to the Ohio Public Records Act.
Bethel School District 43 v. Students do not have a First Amendment right to make obscene speeches in school. Fraser, a student at Bethel High School, was suspended for three days for delivering an obscene and provocative speech to the student body.
In this speech, he nominated his fellow classmate for an elected school office. The Supreme Court held that his free speech rights were not violated. Random drug tests of students involved in extracurricular activities do not violate the Fourth Amendment.
Some schools then began to require drug tests of all students in extracurricular activities. Separate schools are not equal. States cannot nullify decisions of the federal courts. They argued that the states could nullify federal court decisions if they felt that the federal courts were violating the Constitution.
The Court unanimously rejected this argument and held that only the federal courts can decide when the Constitution is violated. School initiated-prayer in the public school system violates the First Amendment. In the New York school system, each day began with a nondenominational prayer acknowledging dependence upon God.
This action was challenged in Court as an unconstitutional state establishment of religion in violation of the First Amendment. The Supreme Court agreed, stating that the government could not sponsor such religious activities. Indigent defendants must be provided representation without charge.
Gideon was accused of committing a felony.
Being indigent, he petitioned the judge to provide him with an attorney free of charge. The judge denied his request. The Supreme Court ruled for Gideon, saying that the Sixth Amendment requires indigent criminal defendants to be provided an attorney free of charge.
Students are entitled to certain due process rights.
Nine students at an Ohio public school received day suspensions for disruptive behavior without due process protections. The Supreme Court ruled for the students, saying that once the state provides an education for all of its citizens, it cannot deprive them of it without ensuring due process protections.
Colleges and universities have a legitimate interest in promoting diversity. The Supreme Court disagreed and held that institutions of higher education have a legitimate interest in promoting diversity. Administrators may edit the content of school newspapers. The student authors argued that this violated their First Amendment right to freedom of speech.
The Supreme Court disagreed, stating that administrators can edit materials that reflect school values. Illegally obtained material cannot be used in a criminal trial. Because the police officers never produced a search warrant, she argued that the materials should be suppressed as the fruits of an illegal search and seizure.The court did not buy ESPN's argument that FERPA did not prohibit the disclosure of the requested records, but merely "penalizes" those schools that have a policy or practice of disclosing.
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John is a well known person around school. All of his life he has had a love for football. Every year he would join the school football team and help the team through a number of victories. Somewhere along the road, John started to hang out with some bad people.
These people brought John in. The Supreme Court decided that the Fourth Amendment does constrain the actions of school officials, and that students have a legitimate expectation of privacy when in school. Yet TLO’s sentence was ultimately upheld because the particular search in question was found to be “reasonable.”.
10 important Supreme Court cases about education. October 30, by Jonathan Stahl Here are 10 Supreme Court cases related to education that impacted both constitutional law and the public school experience. students at the public schools were being underserved due to the lack of funding compared to wealthier districts.
Bethel School District #43 v. Fraser () Holding: Students do not have a First Amendment right to make obscene speeches in school. Matthew N. Fraser, a student at Bethel High School, was suspended for three days for delivering an obscene and provocative speech to the student body.