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1986 Frasier made a lewd nomination speech full of sexual innuendo. The school district suspended him. The courts upheld the suspension saying the school district had the right of ìin loco parentisî which protects children, especially in a captive audience (those listening to the nomination speech), from explicit, indecent or lewd speech. In loco parentis means in place of the parent. The schools can discipline if behavior creates a material and substantial disruption. This calmed the previous ruling and came down on authority of school district to discipline students.

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Bethel School District v. Fraser, 478 US 675 (1986)

The Supreme Court overturned the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Ruling, citing that the school did have the authority to punish students who committed lewd and indecent acts, but not necessarily obscene speech at school assemblies. This is specific to public schools.

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What case in 1949 did justice Felix frankfurter write an opionion on?

Minersville School District v. Gobitis

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How did Bethel School District V Fraser impact history?

It changed history by changing the kids that were involved and the way that they saw the world and the government

How does freedom of speech apply to school?

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