February 25, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Eastern Time
Mahanoy v. B.L. with Mary Beth Tinker
Join the American Law ACS Student Chapter for a discussion with nationally-acclaimed free speech advocate Mary Beth Tinker for a discussion on Mahanoy Area School District v. B.L., in which the U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether a public school district can suspend a student over comments she made on social media. Ms. Tinker was the plaintiff in the landmark 1969 case Tinker v. Des Moines, in which the Supreme Court upheld her right to wear a black armband to school in protest of the Vietnam War.
Mary Beth Tinker, Educator and Free Speech Advocate
Stephen Wermiel, Professor of Practice in Constitutional Law