School Law Update: Seventh Circuit Clarifies When Schools Can Regulate Student Speech, Including Clothing

Community Insurance Corporation (CIC) recently defended two member districts in two separate but eventually consolidated cases surrounding the districts' decision to restrict clothing worn by two students featuring firearms imagery.

The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals clarified the correct test that districts should use when considering student clothing or other speech mediums.

Please click here to read a white paper by Attorneys Ron Stadler and Jonathan Sacks of Kopka Pinkus Dolan, s.c., Community's defense counsel on this case, that contains essential recommendations for district's faced with similar situations.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding a specific situation, contact your agent, your CIC Litigation Case Manager, or Risk Management Consultant to ensure these situations are handled properly.

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