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Kara Kowalski Seeks U.S. Supreme Court Review in Her First Amendment Student Speech Case, But Should the High Court Take the Case?
David S. Kemp at Justia: The case arose after Kowalski was suspended by her high school based on scurrilous remarks she had made about another student on a MySpace discussion page, while she was in her own home, on her home computer.
First Amendment Center: Kara Kowalski, a former high school student at Musselman High School in West Virginia, has petitioned for a writ of certiorari in a case involving school officials’ disciplining her for making negative comments in 2005 about another student online from her own home.
The Washington Post: A federal appeals court has backed a West Virginia school’s decision to suspend a high school senior grader for creating a web page ridiculing another student. | Kowalski v. Berkeley County Schools