Teacher's Appeal on 'Peace' Speech Denied
The U.S. Supreme Court declined last week to hear the appeal of a former Indiana teacher who alleged that she lost her job because she had discussed the Iraq war in her classroom.
The appeal was one of hundreds turned down by the justices on Oct. 1, the first day of their new term.
The case was notable because it led to a fairly broad ruling by a federal appeals court that teachers have virtually no First Amendment protection for statements made in the classroom, even on a topic of such public...
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