We the Students : Supreme Court Cases for and about Students

ISBN-10: 1568025718

ISBN-13: 9781568025711

Edition: 1st 2000

Authors: Jamin B. Raskin

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List price: $19.95
Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: CQ Press
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Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Prefacep. ix
Forewordp. xvii
The Constitution and the Courts of the United Statesp. 1
The Constitution: What Is It?p. 1
The Constitution: Whose Is It?p. 1
The Constitution: What Does It Mean?p. 3
The Incorporation of the Bill of Rightsp. 4
The State Action Requirementp. 6
Judicial Architecture: How Our Court System Worksp. 6
Majority and Dissenting Opinionsp. 8
How to Brief a Casep. 9
The Heart and Soul of the Constitution: Freedom of Expressionp. 11
Expressive Conduct and the Right Not to Speakp. 12
West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnettep. 14
The Right to Speak Freely and Protest (But Not to Disrupt)p. 22
Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School Districtp. 23
The Confederate Flag and Other Racially Provocative Symbolsp. 29
A Hirsute Lawsuit: Do Boys Have the Right to Wear Long Hair?p. 32
Karr v. Schmidtp. 34
Double Entendres and Double Standards: Lewd and Suggestive Language in a Student Government Campaign Speechp. 36
Bethel School District No. 403 v. Fraserp. 37
Coed Naked Civil Libertiesp. 41
Thought Control or Quality Control? The Problem of Library Book Removalp. 44
Viewpoint Neutrality and Religious Speech: Good News for the Free Speech Rights of Religious Americansp. 47
Good News Club v. Milford Central Schoolp. 48
All the News Fit to Print at School: Freedom of the Student Pressp. 55
Freedom of the Student Press in Official School-Sponsored Activitiesp. 56
Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeierp. 57
Squelching Debate: A Different Sort of Blair Witch-Huntp. 64
Cyber Censors: Rising Conflicts over Internet Homepagesp. 67
Killion v. Franklin Regional School Districtp. 68
Public Schools and Religion Under the Constitutionp. 71
Freedom from Establishment of Religion at Schoolp. 72
Engel v. Vitalep. 73
Saying a Benediction for Invocationp. 77
Lee v. Weismanp. 78
Santa Fe Independent School District v. Doep. 87
Government Aid to Private Religious Schools: When Does It Cross the Establishment Line?p. 93
Everson v. Board of Education of the Township of Ewingp. 93
School Vouchers: Revolution in the Making?p. 95
Zelman v. Simmons-Harrisp. 97
The First Amendment and the Ten Commandmentsp. 102
Stone v. Grahamp. 102
The Court's Agonizing Ambivalence over Christmas Nativity Displaysp. 105
One Nation, under Canada, with Constitutional Controversy for All: The New Establishment Clause over the Pledge of Allegiancep. 107
Newdow v. U.S. Congressp. 108
The Free Exercise Rights of Religious Americansp. 111
Wisconsin v. Yoderp. 111
The Theory of Evolution and the Story of Creation: An Ongoing Duel in the Classroomp. 117
The Fourth Amendment: Searches of Students and Their Belongingsp. 121
The Reduced Right of Students to Expect Privacy of Their Belongingsp. 122
New Jersey v. T. L. O.p. 123
Drug Tests and Strip Searchesp. 130
Board of Education of Independent School District No. 92 of Pottawatomie County v. Earlsp. 131
The Crime of Hanging Out with Gang Members: "Loitering with No Apparent Purpose" in Chicagop. 140
City of Chicago v. Moralesp. 141
Discipline and Punishment: Due Process and the Eighth Amendmentp. 146
Due Processp. 147
Goss v. Lopezp. 148
Corporal Punishmentp. 153
Ingraham v. Wrightp. 153
Corporal Punishment in the Aftermath of Ingraham v. Wrightp. 159
Equal Protection: Drawing Lines by Race, Wealth, Gender, Citizenship, and Sexual Orientationp. 161
The Persistent Legacy of Slavery and Racismp. 162
Brown v. Board of Education of Topekap. 163
Two Steps Forward, One Step Back: "Massive Resistance" and the Reaction to Brownp. 167
Cooper v. Aaronp. 168
Griffin v. County School Board of Prince Edward Countyp. 170
The Right to Lovep. 173
Affirmative Action--or "Reverse Discrimination"?p. 174
Gratz v. Bollingerp. 176
Rich Schools, Poor Schools: The Court's Treatment of "Separate but Equal" School Financingp. 179
"Suspect" Classes and Sex-Based Segregationp. 182
Separating Citizens from Noncitizens under the Lawp. 185
Plyer v. Doep. 186
Discrimination against Gays and Lesbiansp. 194
Boy Scouts of America v. Dalep. 195
Harassment in the Halls: Sexual Harassment and Bullying at Schoolp. 202
When Teachers Harass Studentsp. 204
Gebser v. Lago Vista Independent School Districtp. 204
When Students Harass Studentsp. 206
Davis v. Monroe County Board of Educationp. 207
The Right of Gay and Lesbian Students against Harassmentp. 215
The Health of the Student Body: Disability, Privacy, Pregnancy, and Sexualityp. 219
The Rights of the "Differently Abled" under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Actp. 220
Cedar Rapids Community School District v. Garret F.p. 221
Owasso Independent School Dist. No 1-011 v. Falvop. 224
Three Trimesters: Pregnant at Schoolp. 227
Pfeiffer v. Marion Center Area School Districtp. 227
Curtis v. School Committee of Falmouthp. 231
Abortion and the Privacy Rights of Teenagersp. 233
Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Caseyp. 233
Supreme Court Confirmation Exercise: You Be the Judgep. 239
United States Constitutionp. 243
Glossaryp. 260
Bibliographyp. 268
Marshall-Brennan Fellows 1999-2003p. 272
Indexp. 275
Photo Creditsp. 285
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