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Can i sue a principal for taking things out of my truck during school?

Lafayette, IN |

We were flying flags in the back of our truck and the prinicipal comes out and ripps it out of the bed of the truck, propabally damaging the truck where it was set.

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Your question raises an interesting debate between the school the school district's right to enforce rules and your constitutional rights to freedom or speech and expression. It would be important to understand all the facts and why the school felt it needed to remove the flag. Also what kind of flag and how and why it was flown. The entire who, what, when, where, how and why of both sides would need to be understood to see if you have a legal challenge to the school district's action.

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