Freedom of choice

Definition of Freedom of choice

As used in context of freedom of choice to attend school of choice in unitary, integrated school system, devoid of any de jure segregation, means the maximum amount of freedom and clearly understood choice in bona fide unitary system where schools are not white schools or Negro schools, but just schools. Hall v. St. Helena Parish School Bd., D.C.La., 268 F.Supp. 923, 926. With respect to punishment, loss of freedom of choice is a natural by-product of the detention process and should not be considered "punishment” in the constitutional sense. Bell v. Wolfish, 441 U.S. 520, 537, 99 S.Ct. 1861, 1873, 60 L.Ed.2d 447 (1979).

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