Articles on Civil Rights in the School Setting

These articles address constitutional law regarding students' rights in the school setting.  Students do have constitutional rights at public schools, but those rights are limited to what is appropriate in the school setting.  Please remember that these articles are intended to provide general information and do not constitute legal advice or create an attorney-client relationship.


Recent Articles

Missouri's Strip Search Statute Addresses First and Fourth Amendment Concerns

Students Have the Right to Be Secure Against Unreasonable Searces and Seizures at School

The School District Cannot Always Punish a Student for Off-Campus, Online Speech

The First Amendment Protects a Student's Right to Freedom of Speech, Even in School


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