Johnston Files Suit Against Duluth School Board, District

Johnston to Protect 1st and 14th Amendment Rights

School board member, Art Johnston, filed a federal lawsuit Wednesdayagainst the Duluth School Board and District.

The lawsuit asks the court to cancel the hearing scheduled in May during which Johnston would be removed from the board. 

The hearing had been scheduled after Johnston’s outburst of his view. 

He says he filed the lawsuit to protect his right to free expression.

Overall, the District for its part in this action, believes it has acted within the law.

Board members and the District will be reviewing the matter with the District attorney and will respond accordingly in a timely basis.

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