The Supreme Court tightened limits on student speech Monday, ruling against a high school student and his 14-foot-long "Bong Hits 4 Jesus" banner. Schools may prohibit student expression that can be interpreted as advocating drug use, Chief Justice John Roberts wrote for the Court in a 5-4 ruling. Conservative groups had backed the student, Joseph Frederick, out of concern that a ruling for his principal, Deborah Morse, would let schools clamp down on religious expression.
Supreme Court Limits Student Speech in 'Bong Hits 4 Jesus' Case
The Associated Press
June 26, 2007