Supreme Court sides with high school cheerleader in free-speech dispute over profane Snapchat rant

The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled for a Pennsylvania cheerleader whose profane off-campus rant cost her a spot on the squad, saying the punishment violated her First Amendment rights.But Breyer said the Supreme Court was not willing to go that far.substantial disruption of learning-related activities or the protection of those who make up a school community,” Breyer wrote.David Cole, the ACLU’s legal director, called the outcome “a huge victory for the free speech rights of millions of students” who attend public school.“America’s public schools are the nurseries of democracy.

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