College Graduation Ceremonies May Invoke Religious Terms
As graduating students and their parents across the country listen to commencement speeches, can speakers legally invoke religious terms in what they say? We speak with a These Days legal analyst abou
Alison St John (Guest Host): Inspiration is called for at graduations time, as keynote speakers send a new generation of students out to tackle the world. But one inspirational subject is off limits in some cases: God. The law limits how God and religion can be mentioned in high school commencements, though students are sometimes allowed to, under certain circumstances. College graduations have another set of standards.
- Dan Eaton, These Days legal analyst.