A federal appeals court has affirmed a lower court’s dismissal of claims made in a lawsuit that challenged the state’s criminal libel statute that was filed by a former University of Northern Colorado student.
This spring, the SPLC celebrated Sunshine Week, an annual event that encourages organizations to promote open government Although Sunshine Week is celebrated in March, advocates and journalists agree that open government should be an everyday occurrence.
College and universities looking for new leadership insist that secrecy is the only way to attract the best candidates.
By Jared TaylorAfter University of Tampaofficials had failed to notify students and the student newspaper about a rapereported on campus, the university is reviewing its crime reporting proceduresto ensure they are in accordance with federal statutes.
State lawmakers across the country are introducing bills intended to curtail bullying in schools via text messaging and the Internet, but critics charge that the legislation could trample students’ rights to free expression.
After a semester that saw Grambling State University administrators shut down and reinstate the student newspaper, the student editor in chief says the weekly publication’s operations have resumed without conflict, and now wonders if the paper’s battle was all “for nothing.”
A sweep of legislation from Arizona to Massachusetts aims to reshape the principles of academic freedom, which some say could limit free expression on campus.