July 06, 2004

Today / July 7

by PG

Today in SCOTUS History (1986) - In Bethel School District No. 403 v. Fraser, Chief Justice Burger concluded that the First Amendment did not prohibit schools from prohibiting vulgar and lewd speech since such discourse was inconsistent with the "fundamental values of public school education." Justices Marshall and Stevens dissented.

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