Krause v. School Board of Indian River County, Florida Documents 6-6-17

Letter to Vero Beach High School


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Christina Martin is an attorney at PLF’s Florida office in Palm Beach Gardens. She litigates cases around the country to protect individual rights, property rights, and the rule of law.  … ›

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Mark Miller is a PLF Senior Attorney and manages PLF’s Florida office in Palm Beach Gardens. Mark’s work on behalf of property rights, the First Amendment, and our other constitutional … ›

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PLF client JP Krause returns to Fox and Friends (updated with video)

JP, a young leader who won his school election but was disqualified afterwards by school administrators because of a funny campaign speech, found himself the center of attention because he promised (in Trumpian fashion) to “build a wall” between his school and the local rival high school.

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Student punished for exercising First Amendment rights

Following a warning letter from Pacific Legal Foundation, officials at Vero Beach High School and the Indian River County School Board have finally withdrawn all punishment of student JP Krause – a rising senior whom they unlawfully penalized for the “offense” of delivering a tongue-in-cheek speech in his successful candidacy for student body president


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By Mark Miller

Watch the story of J.P. Krause

Thanks to the Vero Beach Press-Journal editorial board for publishing a very nice editorial on Sunday in support of Pacific Legal Foundation and PLF client JP Krause From the editorial:

Krause and his parents knew how unfairly he’d been treated [when he was disqualified from his senior class presidency] and called Laurence Reisman, a TCPalm columnist Reisman’s May 19 column supporting Krause’s free-speech rights popped up on Mark Miller’s news feed Miller, a Martin County resident and senior attorney in the nonprofit Pacific Legal Foundation’s West Palm Beach office, read it and was incensed

“Incensed”— yeah, you could say that After reading the column,

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