Do Students Have First Amendment Rights Online?

Free Speech

The U.S. Supreme Court refused to clarify if schools can punish students for comments made online, after lower courts asked for an updated opinion. For precedent, the court still relies on a 1969 landmark case that said protesting the Vietnam War was within students’ First Amendment rights. Read the full article at

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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