- In his majority opinion, Justice Abe Fortas stated, "It can hardly be argued that either students or teachers shed their constitutional rights to freedom of speech or expression at the schoolhouse gate." What was the goal of the specific language used?
- Given the historical context of the ruling, why was it significant that Justice Fortas used the term totalitarianism?
"U.S. Reports: Tinker v. Des Moines School Dist., 393 U.S. 503 (1969)," U.S. Supreme Court, pp. 503, 505-506, 510-511, 1968. Courtesy of Library of Congress