Will I Get in Trouble?: Washington Post

Click here to read the Washington Post piece on the legality of threatening suspensions.

Texas and Virginia superintendents threaten protesting students with suspension. This is declared unlawful: “It’s a quintessential First Amendment violation, and most Americans have an instinct about that,” Heidi Li Feldman, a professor at Georgetown Law, said in an interview. “What’s really weird about this is that they announced they will suspend people over the content of their off-campus protest. Content-based restrictions on speech are anathema to the First Amendment. So this looks like a total problem.”