With more schools meting out discipline for what they see as cyber bullying, some courts, parents, and free-speech advocates are pushing back, arguing that students have a First Amendment right to be nasty in cyberspace, reports the Los Angeles Times. One morning in May 2008, an eighth-grader walked into guidance counselor Janice Hart's office at a Beverly Hills school crying. She was humiliated because the night before, a classmate had posted a video on YouTube with a group of other eighth-graders bad-mouthing her. Citing "cyber bullying" concerns, school officials suspended the girl who posted the video for two days. That...

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