Considering Student Speech after Mahanoy Area School District v. B.L.

Event Details
July 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT

The Supreme Court’s 8-1 decision in Mahanoy Area School District v. B.L last month left more questions than it answered. A Pennsylvania cheerleader’s profane rant on social media is protected by the First Amendment, but where are the bright lines for students, parents, school districts, and universities?

Join First Amendment lawyers and school district counsel for a discussion considering the future of student speech in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision.

Thursday, July 15, 2021
1:00 PM ET | 12:00 PM CT | 11:00 AM MT | 10:00 AM PT


Kaitlin Gurney, Partner, Media and Entertainment Law


Seth D. Berlin, Partner, Media and Entertainment Law
Hannah Girer-Rosenkrantz, Associate General Counsel, School District of Philadelphia
Michael Hiestand, Senior Legal Counsel, Student Press Law Center
Stuart Knade, Chief Legal Officer, Pennsylvania School Boards Association

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