A former Pembroke Pines, Fla., Charter High School student filed a federal lawsuit on Dec. 8 against the school's principal, alleging that he violated her first-amendment rights by suspending her for creating a Facebook page that criticized one of her teachers, reports the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Katherine Evans called her Advanced Placement English teacher "the worst teacher I've ever met!" on a page she created on the popular social-networking site in November 2007 when she was a senior in high school, said the suit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union. Evans asked classmates to "express your feelings of hatred"


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