Threat in Verse

The California Supreme Court is reviewing the case of a Santa Teresa High School student who was expelled in 2001 and has already spent 90 days in juvenile hall for writing poetry that included the line “For I can be the next kid to bring guns to kill students at school.” Now J.M. Coetzee and Michael Chabon are among signatories of a brief urging the court to overturn the conviction.

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