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Bell v. U-Board of Education (32 ) - Significance, Performing Arts Censorship

Law Library - American Law and Legal InformationNotable Trials and Court Cases - 1981 to 1988

Plaintiff

Megara Bell et al.

Defendant

The U-32 Board of Education

Plaintiff's Claim

That the board of education had violated the First Amendment rights of the students.

Chief Lawyer for Plaintiff

Alan Rosenfield

Chief Defense Lawyer

Robert H. Opel

U.S. District Judge

Chief Judge Coffrin

Place

U.S. District Court, District of Vermont

Date of Decision

17 March 1986

Decision

The school board did not violate the First Amendment rights of the students.

Sources

West's Encyclopedia of American Law. Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN: West Publishing, 1998.

Further Readings

  • Lieberman, Jethro K. The Evolving Constitution. Random House, 1992.
  • Seidman, Louis M., Gerald R. Stone, Cass R. Sunstein, Mark V. Tushnet. Constitutional Law. Little, Brown and Company, 1986.

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