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Mahanoy Area School District v. B.L.

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-255 3rd Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD OT 2020

Issue: Whether Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District, which holds that public school officials may regulate speech that would materially and substantially disrupt the work and discipline of the school, applies to student speech that occurs off campus.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Aug 28 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due October 1, 2020)
Sep 21 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from October 1, 2020 to November 30, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Sep 28 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including November 30, 2020.
Oct 01 2020Brief amici curiae of Pennsylvania School Boards Association and Pennsylvania Principals Association filed.
Oct 01 2020Brief amici curiae of National School Boards Association, et al. filed.
Nov 30 2020Brief of respondents B.L., a minor, by and through her father Lawrence Levy and her mother Betty Lou Levy in opposition filed.
Dec 14 2020Reply of petitioner Mahanoy Area School District filed.
Dec 16 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/8/2021.
Jan 08 2021Petition GRANTED.
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