Fister v. Minnesota New Country School - Significance
William Timothy Fister, guardian and parent on behalf of Mary Fister
Minnesota New Country School
That the Eighth District Court erred in its ruling for the appellee, and that the school had denied the student her First Amendment right to freedom of speech.
Pasco M. Bowman, Roger L. Wollman, Morris Sheppard Arnold
Date of Decision
11 May 1998
The court found that the disciplinary action taken by the school did not restrict the First Amendment rights of Mary Fister, and so upheld the ruling of the district court.
- Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District, 393 U.S. 503 (1969).
- Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier, 484 U.S. 260 (1988).
- "Expelled for a Year for Posting a Letter," http://www.gac.edu/~mfister/.
- Fister v. Minnesota New Country School, No. 97-2596, http://www.wulaw.wustl.edu/8th.cir/Opinions.
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