NYC Teachers' Political Button Bid Denied, For Now

Law360, New York (October 21, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Public school teachers in New York City have lost a preliminary bid to wear political buttons in school, but they will be able to post campaign literature on union bulletin boards and in staff mailboxes, according to a federal court ruling.

Judge Lewis A. Kaplan of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on Friday denied a preliminary injunction bid from the plaintiffs on the issue of campaign buttons, but upheld their rights to political speech in areas not open to students....
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