A Baton Rouge high school student sued school officials for suspending him and throwing him out of the honors club for criticizing a teacher on Facebook. The student made the comment from his home and removed it before school the next day.
The boy’s parents contend that the comment was intended as a joke and created no disturbance at the school so should be protected under the First Amendment. -db
From the Courthouse News Service, October 25, 2011, by Sabrina Canfield.