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Students show injury from SC school-disturbance law (access required)

Students’ fear of future arrest for violating vague school-conduct statutes was sufficiently well-founded to constitute an injury-in-fact and support their standing to challenge the laws’ constitutionality. Background In this case, a group of former and current South Carolina students has filed suit under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, challenging S.C. Code § 16-17-420 (the “Disturbing Schools Law”) and ...