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jill, the editor of the school newspaper, is running for class president. Her opponent is Jack, the captain of the school's ski club. Jill decides to make up a story to embarrass Jack and hurt his chances of wining the election. Would Jill's story be a protected form of free speech?

A. Yes, because Brown v. The Board of Education extends students' rights to free speech to schools

B. No, because slander is not protected free speech

C. Yes, because Tinker v. Des Moines extends students rights to free speech to schools

D. No, because libel is not protected free speech

I think the answer is D.

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  1. I disagree.

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    Ms. Sue
  2. Is it C.?

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  3. Yes, C.

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    Ms. Sue
  4. are you sure Ms. Sue?

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  5. it is libel

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  6. Wow that's sad

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