Stand Up, Speak Up! Tinker vs. Des Moines Turns 50

  • 2507 University Avenue | Des Moines, IA 50311
  • Presented By: Drake University
  • Dates: February 27, 2019
  • Location: Drake University/Cowles Library
  • Phone: (515) 271-2295
  • Start/End Time: 7:00 PM
  • Event Times: 7 pm
  • Price: Free & Open to Public
  • Overview

    Host: Drake School of Journalism and Mass Communication, the Drake Law School, Cowles Library and the Drake Department of Political Science
    About: Drake University will mark the 50th anniversary of Tinker v. Des Moines, the landmark legal case that established the free speech rights of students in public schools. Mary Beth and John Tinker, plaintiffs in the case, along with Drake students, will lead a conversation on the values and challenges of freedom of expression. The event is co-sponsored by the. It is free and open to the public.
    When: 7 p.m.
    Where: Cowles Library Reading Room, Drake University