AP US Government and Politics
What is the significance of Tinker v. Des Moines?
Use Tinker v. Des Moines in a sentence:
Describe a connection to Tinker v. Des Moines in current events:
Find an image related to Tinker v. Des Moines:
Tinker v. Des Moines, 393 U.S. 503, was a landmark decision by the United States Supreme Court that defined First Amendment rights and cemented students’ rights to free speech in public schools.
Tinker v. Des Moines is the reason that you can wear a black arm band to school to protest against freedom of expression.*
What is the Constitutional basis for the ruling in Tinker v. Des Moines
What was the most significant consequence of the ruling in Tinker?
In what way does the Tinker ruling directly affect you?
Did you know that if the school bell rings while you are wearing an armband it is called a Tinker bell?**
Do you think the ruling in Tinker was a good ruling?