• Ten Supreme Court Cases Every Teen Should Know

    Date: 09.20.07 | by Judge Tom.

    Did you know that you have a right to express yourself at school–up to a point? Or that your work on the school yearbook or newspaper may be censored? Can you be tried as an adult if you get into trouble with the law? Can you be randomly drug tested at school?

    These and other questions have been considered by the U.S. Supreme Court – read about these cases and the Court’s decisions in the New York Times/Scholastic Upfront magazine [Sept./Oct., 2007] at:      http://teacher.scholastic.com/scholasticnews/indepth/upfront/features/index.asp?article=f090307_Teen_Supremes2.

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    Judge Tom

    This post was written by Judge Tom. Judge Tom is the founder and moderator of AsktheJudge.info. He is a retired juvenile judge and spent 23 years on the bench. He has written several books for lawyers and judges as well as teens and parents including the recently published 'Teen Cyberbullying Investigated' (Free Spirit Publishing). When he's not answering teens' questions, Judge Tom can be found hiking, traveling and reading.

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