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SYPNIEWSKI v. WARREN HILLS REG'L BD. OF EDUC., 01-3542

A public school's racial harassment policy did not violate the First Amendment protection of students' rights to free expression, except that one provision directed at material that creates "ill will" is unconstitutional.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 03/04/2002
  • Decided 10/03/2002
  • Published 10/03/2002

Judges

  • Before:  SCIRICA and ROSENN, Circuit Judges, and WARD, District Judge .

Court

  • United States Third Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Gerald Walpin, Esquire (Argued), Katten, Muchin, Zavis & Rosenman, New York, NY, for Appellants.

  • For Appellees:
  • James W. Broscious, Esquire (Argued), Broscious, Glynn & Fischer, Washington, NJ, for Appellees.