Seven student speech Supreme Court decisions you should know

Piper Hansen

Later this week on Jan. 30, student journalists all over the country will celebrate Student Press Freedom Day by writing editorials, holding events, assemblies and lectures and even running campaigns on social media.

The celebration raises questions for those who are unaware about the freedoms and liberties students have to publish and speak words. Use this interactive graphic to explore the seven most important Supreme Court decisions that have granted students the rights to freely exercise free speech, press and expression.


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