Monday, January 11, 2010

TUESDAY, JAN. 12, 2010: Historic Free Speech Battle @ U.S. 2nd Circuit, NYC

-- Avery Doninger, center; her attorney Jon Schoenhorn, left and her mother, Lauren Doninger, talk to reporters outside Schoenhorn's office in Hartford, CT, Monday, July 16, 2007.

Hartford, Ct Atty. Jon Schoenhorn will be arguing Doninger v. Niehoff, student 1st Amendment speech case (aka the FAMOUS "douche bag" case) this Tuesday @ 10 in the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals in NY.

Judges are Kearse, Cabranes and Livingston. The school will argue first that it can ban t-shirts with political messages. 2nd argument will consist of plaintiff's claim that schools can't punish Internet speech just because school administrators find it offensive.

  • A Reader / Teacher Speaks Out On Free Speech Case

  • Avery Doninger, Standing Up For All Of Us

  • 2nd Circuit Court Calendar
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