Saxe v. State College Area School District

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Saxe v. State College Area School District
by the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
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Saxe v. State College Area School District, 240 F.3d 200 (3d Cir. 2001), was a case decided by the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit that ruled that a Pennsylvania school district's policy restricting "unwelcome" and "offensive" speech on public school grounds violates the First Amendment’s Free Speech Clause.
    
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240 F.3d 200

DAVID WARREN SAXE; STUDENT DOE 1, by and through his next friend, DAVID WARREN SAXE; STUDENT DOE 2, by and through his next friend, DAVID WARREN SAXE, Appellants

v.

STATE COLLEGE AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT; CONSTANCE MARTIN, in her official capacity as President of the State College Area School District

No. 99-4081

United States Court of Appeals,
Third Circuit.


May 23, 2000, Argued

February 14, 2001, Filed


ON APPEAL FROM THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA. (Dist. Court No. 99-cv-01757). District Court Judge: James F. McClure, Jr.

Judgment of the District Court reversed.

BRYAN J. BROWN (Argued), STEPHEN M. CRAMPTON, BRIAN FAHLING, MICHAEL J. DEPRIMO, AFA Center for Law and Policy, Tupelo, MS. SCOTT WILLIAMS, Williamsport, PA, Counsel for Appellants.

JOHN R. MILLER, JR., DAVID B. CONSIGLIO (Argued), Miller, Kistler, Campbell, Miller, Williams & Benson, Inc., State College, PA, Counsel for Appellees.

Before: ALITO, RENDELL, and DUHE,[1] Circuit Judges. RENDELL, Circuit Judge, concurring.

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  1. The Honorable John M. Duhe, Jr., Senior Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, sitting by designation.
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