Court Upholds Island Trees' Board ACLU Plans Appeal in Book Ban Suit

September 1979
School Library Journal;Sep79, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p15
Trade Publication
Reports that United States District Court Judge George C. Pratt upheld the actions of the Island Trees Union School Board in New York in banning 11 books from the high school library in March 1976. Pratt's argument that the action did not sharply and directly implicate basic First Amendment values; National attention and press coverage drawn by the school board-instigated book removal.


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