The dispute over a Burlington, Conn., teenager's internet journal has given rise to a wide-ranging and contentious federal court hearing about free speech, whether schools can regulate students' language off campus, and how the internet blurs the boundaries of a school campus, the Hartford Courant reports. Avery Doninger, the 17-year-old high school senior at the center of the case, sat in the front row March 4 as a three-judge panel of the U.S. 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals lobbed questions at the attorneys. Lawyers for both sides...

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