The Connection Between the Constitution and the Law
City of Chicago, 337 US 1, this Court upheld its inviolability even though it “induces a condition of unrest, creates dissatisfaction with the condition as they are, or even stirs people to anger.” We acknowledged then that one of the functions of this freedom is precise “to invite dispute.” Through Justice Holmes in the case of Abrams v. US 250 US 610, we explained why the Court put so much premium on this freedom: “When men have realized that time has upset many fighting faiths, they may come to believe, more than they believe the very foundations of their own conduct, that the ultimate good desired is better reached by a free trade of ideas – that the best test of truth is the power of the thought to get itself accepted in the competition of the market. and that truth is the only ground upon which their wishes can be safely carried out.”With these in mind, the Court proceeded to hear and decide on the case of Calhoun Country School District v. McLean, brought to us on appeal from the decision of the US District Court for the Middle District of Alabama. The issue, in this case, was whether or not the schoolAlisha McLean is a high school junior in the Calhoun County School. On October 24, 2006, the school celebrated United Nations Day. The students gathered in the school auditorium to witness a school program put up by the high school students where students paraded on stage dressed in the national costumes of various countries. Alisha McLean is one of the participants and she came in dressed as a Swedish woman in a folk costume consisting of a long dress with an apron tied around the waist, a long-sleeved white blouse, and a white cap worn on the head. When her turn to introduce herself came, she presented herself as a citizen of Sweden and said a few words about the country, extolling its beauty and the warmth of its people. Just as she was about to finish off however to give way to the next student, she tore off the costume she was wearing to bare revealing white sequined bikini panties and dangling stars to cover her breasts.