Reading Assignment: Reporter’s Privilege & Student Rights

Hello Everyone!  Next week, we will be discussing Reporter’s Privilege (or, as you’ll soon learn, the lack thereof).  For class, please read Hopkins chapters 15 & 18, Lisby chapter 6, and be prepared to discuss the following cases:

Plunkett v. Hamilton (1911)

Branzburg v. Hayes (1972)

Vaughn v. Georgia (1988) *Georgia case

Howard v. Savannah College of Art & Design (1989) *Georgia case

Atlanta Journal-Constitution v. Jewell (2001) *Georgia case

We’ll also be talking about the rights of students or student reporters.  Please read Hopkins chapter 7 and be prepared to present the following cases:

Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School Dist (1969)

Bethel School District No. 403 vs. Fraser (1986)

Morse vs. Frederick (2007)

Hazelwood School District vs. Kuhlmeier (1988)

Kincaid v. Gibson (2001)