Snapchat and the First Amendment

In a case heard Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court considered whether a public school can punish a student for her off-campus, online speech.The dispute arose when a cheerleading coach suspended a sophomore from her school’s cheerleading team after receiving a screenshot of a Snapchat post showing the girl and her friend with raised middle fingers and the caption: “F--- school f--- softball f--- cheer f--- everything.” The post was shared with about 250 of the teenager’s Snapchat “friends.” The girl’s parents sued the school district on grounds that their daughter’s First Am

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