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United States will appeal Child Online Protection Act ruling

(06/14/07 12:00am)

PENNSYLVANIA -- In another step of a legal marathon that has spanned three attorney generals and traveled to the U.S. Supreme Court and back, a federal court in Pennsylvania ruled March 22 that a law intended to shield children from Internet pornography violates the First and Fifth Amendments. The U.S. government has filed an appeal.

Court hears arguments over student's suspension for fake Myspace page

(12/11/08 12:00am)

Attorneys for a Pennsylvania school district and for a disciplined high school student debated before a federal appeals court Wednesday whether a school can constitutionally apply a Supreme Court ruling that allows schools to punish "lewd" and "vulgar" speech to penalize a student's off-campus Web page spoofing his principal.