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Salvatore Russo

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Episode Notes

The world is changing for students and free speech — how does the Tinker decision hold up? In this On The Road episode at the ABA Midyear Meeting, hosts Sharon Nelson and John Simek discuss the presentation titled “Tinker at 50: Student Rights at the Schoolhouse Gates and Beyond” with a group of panelists including Salvatore Russo, Alex Johnson, Steve Wermiel, and Jim Hanks. They talk about how Tinker has evolved and what free speech challenges schools and students face today.

Salvatore Russo is an assistant professor at California State University at Dominguez Hills where he teaches political science and constitutional law.

Alex M. Johnson is a program director at The California Wellness Foundation and a member of the Los Angeles County Board of Education.

Stephen Wermiel is a professor of practice in constitutional law and part of the program on law and government at American University Washington College of Law.

James Hanks is of counsel with Ahlers and Cooney PC in Des Moines, Iowa, a firm that represents over 150 school districts.

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Published: January 29, 2019
Podcast: On the Road
Category: Access to Justice
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On the Road
On the Road

Recorded on the conference floor, "On the Road" includes highlights and interviews from popular legal events.

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