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Katy Harriger

Katy Harriger

Katy Harriger is a professor of politics and international affairs at Wake Forest University. She is the author of "The Special Prosecutor in American Politics," as well as a number of journal and law review articles, about the use of special prosecutors since Watergate.

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Schools must act carefully on students’ off-campus speech, Supreme Court rules

By: - June 27, 2021

For decades, U.S. courts have ruled that public school students “do not shed their constitutional rights to freedom of speech and expression at the schoolhouse gate,” as the Supreme Court said in 1968. In that case, Tinker v. Des Moines Independent School District, the justices held that high school students who were suspended for protesting […]