Posts Tagged ‘public college’
An Iowa community college will pay nearly $14,000 to settle a free-speech lawsuit filed by a student who was barred from distributing fliers criticizing a conference on gay youth.
University of Tennessee President Joe DiPietro defended the Knoxville campus’s spring “Sex Week” program under critical questioning Thursday from state Sen. Stacey Campfield in a legislative hearing.
State appeals court says public’s right to know outweighs privacy of former medical school employee who was allowed to quietly resign after a personnel dispute.
Justices uphold a lower court decision, ruling that the university may invoke a trade-secret exemption to shield lists of its contributors and other supporters.
Justices uphold dismissal of Habib Sadid’s lawsuit but find lower court erred in finding his public criticism of Idaho State University policies wasn’t protected by the First Amendment.
Journalism groups send letters of complaint after school bans sportswriter from media event for contacting two basketball players without going through media relations.
At least for now, Laura Vera’s retaliation case has avoided capsizing in the dangerous legal waters created by the Supreme Court in Garcetti v. Ceballos.
UC Berkeley finds journalism student Josh Wolf guilty of violating campus rules for accompanying student demonstrators during 2009 protest over tuition increases.
EAST STROUDSBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania’s highest court has upheld a ruling entitling a newspaper to donor financial information from East Stroudsburg University’s foundation.
The Pocono Record reports the state Supreme Court issued an order March 16 refusing to hear the university’s appeal of a lower court ruling.
The action is expected to clear the way for the [...]
NEW ORLEANS — A First Amendment issue is brewing at Grambling State University.
Grambling President Frank Pogue on July 13 issued an e-mail to students, prohibiting political expression via e-mail, said Marjorie Esman, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana.
Esman sent a letter yesterday urging Pogue to rescind the policy.
“The First Amendment exists [...]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A group that sued over documents related to a fundraiser appearance by Sarah Palin at a California university claimed victory yesterday in a judge’s ruling.
The open-government group Californians Aware said it received a ruling in the mail by Stanislaus County Superior Court Judge Roger Beauchesne ordering California State University, Stanislaus to release [...]
HARRISBURG, Pa. — A Pennsylvania newspaper won the right to obtain donor financial information from East Stroudsburg University’s foundation under an appeals court decision issued this week.
A Commonwealth Court panel ruled 6-0 on May 24 that the Pocono Record can obtain a list of donations to the public university’s foundation — but not the donors’ [...]
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WASHINGTON — An unusual brief filed recently in a pending Supreme Court case aims to take the justices down a memory lane of First Amendment precedents involving equal access of student religious groups to public university facilities and benefits.
The brief was one of several filed earlier this month in Christian Legal Society v. Martinez, [...]