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Ninth Circuit Court Denies Rehearing Of American Flag Case

Sep 18th, 2014 | By

On September 17, 2014, the Ninth Circuit denied a petition for rehearing by the full court (en banc) of a decision upholding a school district’s ban on the wearing of American flag shirts on a California high school campus in 2010 during Cinco de Mayo (May 5th)—a Mexican holiday.  The school district claimed that it was concerned that the speech—the wearing of the flag shirts—would cause the Mexican students to engage in disruptive behavior in response to the speech.