Leading school attorneys will discuss complex, thorny free speech and religion issues that arise in public schools, including:
• Disciplining students and employees for on-line speech
• Imposing limits on free expression in school
• Imposing limits on statements at board meetings by members and
• Responding to requests for accommodation of religious beliefs
Participants will be encouraged to ask questions about First Amendment issues and challenges in their districts. The answers will not always be clear. Lively discussion is expected.