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Web Sites

Use Web Site Notesheet

J.W. v. Desoto County School District:

ACLU - Summary

ACLU

National School Boards Association: Legal Clips

Lucy Funes v. Instagram:

CNET web site

Reuters web site

Forbes web site

 

 

Andrea Hernandez v. Northside Independent School District:

Slate

Rutherford Institute

MY SA: San Antonio's Home Page

Doe v. Wood County:

National School Boards Association: Legal Clips

ACLU

Scott and Laura Bell v. Anderson Community Schools:

USA Today

First Amendment Center

Indiana Law Blog

Joseph Aziz v. Montclair State University:

Foundation for Individual Rights in Education

CBS Local: New York

NJ.com

 

Search Tips

Remember good keyword selection when searching in databases:

name of the person or organization involved

and

lawsuit*

ex. Joseph Aziz 

and

lawsuit*

name of person involved

and

issue

ex. Andrea Hernandez

and

RFID (or tracking)

 

name of person/organization involved

and

who they are suing 

ex. Joseph Aziz

and

Montclair State University 

 

Name of person/organization involved

and

who is representing them

ex. Joseph Aziz

and

FIRE (Foundation for Individual Rights in Education)

 

Databases

Use Full Text Computer Database Notesheet

EBSCOhost: Find current articles about the cases you are researching. The newspaper database Newspaper Source Plus will be particularly helpful

 

Gale Custom Newspapers: Use Custom Newspapers to search for articles on your case 

 

 

 

 

Search Engines

Use Web Site Notesheet

Go to our search engines page if you want to search your case on the free web.

Remember to evaluate any source you plan to use for notes:

Who wrote the article? 

Where did they get their information?

Why was the site created - is it biased?

How current is the information?

 

If you are still unsure if the site is reputable ask a librarian or teacher before taking notes!!!

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