Evaluate and Explain Read the following case: Pickering v. Board of Education ht
Evaluate and Explain
Read the following case:
Pickering v. Board of Education
In this case, an Illinois teacher was terminated for writing a letter criticizing the township board. He appealed to the board of education and lost. He then appealed to the circuit court of Will County, and then to the Supreme Court of Illinois, and finally to the Supreme Court of the United States.
Briefly describe the case and describe how and why it rose through the different court systems to finally arrive in the U.S. Supreme Court. Evaluate the decisions of the various courts and explain the final decision of the U.S. Supreme Court. Finally, summarize the importance of this case to teachers’ rights today. This paper should be 5-7 pages in length.