Student expression advocates have their eyes on the Supreme Court this week, with two major First Amendment issues on the agenda.The Court will hear arguments Tuesday in what could be a landmark case in the law of broadcasting.
Asoutheast Indiana journalism adviser sued Greater Clark County Schools onWednesday, claiming administrators retaliated against her for supporting theFirst Amendment rights of students.
East Carolina University fired its student media director Wednesday, two monthsafter the newspaper he advised published a controversial front-page photo of astreaker.
After an eight-year legal fight, the former student and publisher of the Howling Pig has reached a $425,000 settlement with former prosecutor Susan Knox.Thomas Mink was a student at the University of Northern Colorado in 2003 when police searched his home and confiscated his computer.
Student journalists at The UWM Post at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee announced late Sunday they plan to sue two former student government officials, alleging they participated in the theft and destruction of 800 copies of the newspaper in
November October.In a news story, the paper said it's own investigation revealed former Student Association President Alex Kostal directed his office manager to steal the newspapers.
UPDATE: 8:40 p.m. ET:The Mooring Mast website is back up and running.
An Iowa school district is appealing a decision that was hailed last month as a landmark for student press freedom.The Iowa Court of Appeals' Nov.
The student senate at Western Washington University on Wednesday voted down a resolution designed to compel student media to change online archives if alumni found content that damaged their professional reputation.Last week, the student senate heard from members of WWU’s student media arguing the proposal infringed on their First Amendment rights and was otherwise ineffective because student government does not oversee student publications.Of 11 senators, none voted for the proposal.
We're not even two weeks into the Supreme Court's term and there are already several important developments to tell you about.
The U.S. Supreme Court began its October 2011 term this morning, kicking off what could be a major season for the student media.