Douglas Mertz, lawyer for student Joseph Frederick who was suspended for displaying a banner "Bong Hits 4 Jesus", speaks to reporters outside the Supreme Court in Washington

 
Douglas Mertz, lawyer for student Joseph Frederick who was suspended for displaying a banner "Bong Hits 4 Jesus", speaks to reporters outside the Supreme Court in Washington
Douglas Mertz, lawyer for student Joseph Frederick who was suspended for displaying a banner, speaks to reporters outside the Supreme Court in Washington March 19, 2007. At issue before the Supreme Court is whether a high school principal in Juneau, Alaska, violated Frederick's free-speech rights by suspending him for unfurling a banner that read "Bong Hits 4 Jesus". REUTERS/Molly Riley (UNITED STATES)