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'Bong hits' ruling sides with district

In a 5-4 decision, the U.S Supreme Court ruled that former Juneau-Douglas High School Principal Deborah Morse was within her rights to suspend a student and suppress a banner that said "Bong Hits 4 Jesus." Sound off on the important issues...
Judge: District won't pay damages in Bong Hits case

...saying that U.S. District Court Judge John Sedwick ruled in favor of former Juneau-Douglas High School Principal Deborah Morse and the School District over a request for damages. Sound off on the important issues at Spokeswoman Susan Christianson...
District seeks name for new high school

...important issues at "We're currently actively seeking nominations for different ideas on a new school name," said Deborah Morse, the district's coordinator of facilities planning. Superintendent Peggy Cowan said finding a name for the school...
High court takes Juneau case on the important issues at The justices agreed to hear the appeal by the Juneau School Board and then-principal Deborah Morse of a lower court ruling that allowed the student's civil rights lawsuit to proceed. The School Board hired former...
High court takes on 'Bong Hits'

...Jesus" while off school grounds? Did former principal Deborah Morse infringe his First Amendment rights by suspending him...Project; The Freedom To Read Foundation. Supporting Deborah Morse and the Juneau School District: D.A.R.E. America...
Bong Hits saga enters year five

...Winter Olympics, his attorney said. He unfurled his banner across from Juneau-Douglas High School. Former Principal Deborah Morse walked across the street and ripped it down. Since then, the confrontation has escalated into a court case of national...
'Bong Hits' game seeks to educate students, others

...issues at "Bong Hits 4 Jesus The Game" is inspired by the speech debate that erupted around Frederick's suit against Deborah Morse, Juneau-Douglas High School principal at the time, and the Juneau School District on his claims they violated his...
Starr appeals bong hits case in high court

...challenge the March 10 decision by the 9th Circuit Court, which ruled that former Juneau-Douglas High School principal Deborah Morse violated former student Joseph Frederick's free speech rights. Starr, the former independent counsel whose investigation...
Court probes student free speech limits

...principal thought he was delivering a pro-drug message and suspended him. If the justices side with former principal Deborah Morse, the result could be greater restrictions on student speech. "I thought we wanted our schools to teach something...
Federal court rules JDHS violated rights catch the attention of television cameras during an Olympic torch rally. Frederick had sued then-principal Deborah Morse, who confiscated the banner and gave him 10-day suspension. He also sued the school board that supported her actions...


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