the constitution requires that members of the house be at least 25 years old, have been a u.s. citizen for at least seven years, and live in the state they represent though not necessarily the same district.
in tinker v. des moines, the supreme court ruled that the wearing of a black armband in protest of the vietnam war was not a substantial disruption of the school environment and was therefore protected speech.
it is the first major case to determine the speech rights of students.
in hazelwood v. kuhlmeier, the supreme court placed a limit on the speech rights of students when it ruled that it was permissible for a school to censor the actions of a school newspaper.
this is important as it provides a limit on the speech rights of students.