Law Review Symposium: America’s Classrooms: Frontlines of the First Amendment
Friday, October 28th, 2022 9:30 AM - 3:15 PM
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This symposium will explore current First Amendment issues in lower and higher education. Following a series of state-law mandates and Circuit Court and Supreme Court decisions affecting teachers and our American education system, this constitutional conversation is ripe for debate and analysis.
Symposium presenters will discuss academic freedom protections for university and lower education teachers, gender identification of students, off-campus speech, K-12 curriculum development, critical race theory, and other related topics.
|9:30 a.m.||Welcome and Introduction|
|10:00 a.m. - noon||Panel 1: K-12 First Amendment Considerations
● Richard Duncan, University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Law, First Amendment religious rights influencing school choice and curriculum
This panel will focus on the current First Amendment issues in K-12 education and the effects on teachers, students, and parents.
|Noon - 1 p.m.||Break|
|1 - 3:00 p.m.||Panel 2: Academic Freedom and Student Mistreatment
● Caroline Corbin, University of Miami School of Law: When Teachers Misgender
This panel will focus on recent case law emphasizing teachers’ First Amendment rights with a focus on higher education.
|3:00 - 3:15 p.m.||Closing Remarks|
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Case Western Reserve University School of Law
George Gund Hall
Room A59, Moot Courtroom
11075 East Blvd., Cleveland, OH 44106