Ninth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Coach’s Free Speech Case

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a district court’s ruling dismissing a high school coach’s free speech claim, which was made as he sought to continue his practice of kneeling down and praying at the 50-yard-line after his team’s football games. The...

Court Rules Jilted Cheerleader’s Speech Is Protected

By Courtney E. Dunn and Kristin Hopkins   The sophomore year of high school has a lot riding on it. So when B.L., a student at Mahanoy Area High School (MAHS), did not make the varsity cheer team after already serving her time on the junior varsity team as a...