Created: 09/26/2013 6:44 AM WHEC.com
A nationally-known First Amendment rights advocate will visit The College at Brockport Thursday morning.
Mary Beth Tinker was a principal figure in a 1965 case about students' rights to free speech. She and other students were suspended after publicly denouncing the Vietnam War and the Supreme Court ruled in their favor.
Tinker and a First Amendment lawyer are lecturing at Brockport’s Union Ballroom. It starts at 8 a.m.