Opinion: First Amendment scholar finds fault with high school ban on U.S. flag T-shirts

A First Amendment scholar criticizes a federal court ruling the wearing of American flag T-shirts were disruptive and exempt from First Amendment protections.

David L. Hudson Jr. argues that the court was wrong in applying the “heckler’s veto” concept to the case that if the listeners to speech create a disturbance and silence a speaker, it constitutes disruption and allows the government to regulate the speech. -db

From a commentary for First Amendment Center, November 14, 2011, by David L. Hudson Jr.

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