A case in Virginia has provided a welcome stand against retaliation for students exercising their First Amendment rights. On March 30, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia rejected a motion to dismiss by the defendants in Deegan v. Moore, finding that student Jennifer Deegan had been well within her rights to… Continue reading U.S. District Court affirms First Amendment right to complain in rejecting motion to dismiss former student's complaint
Two bills introduced in both the Rhode Island House of Representatives and Senate look to defend student journalists’ freedom of speech in school-sponsored and independent media.
Princeton University has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education to prevent the release of hundreds of pages of admissions documents being sought under a FOIA request.
The Indiana Senate’s Education and Career Development Committee voted unanimously to pass an amended student press freedom bill on Wednesday.
A case that began with a series of Facebook posts and reached a court ruling that challenged First Amendment protections for students on social media is now making its way to the Supreme Court.
A reporter for The Athens News has successfully obtained documents from Ohio University concerning the semifinal candidates for the university presidency after filing a complaint with the Ohio Court of Claims.
A new bill could end the protections of the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act for members of education institutions, including students.
Days before the end of his tenure as a regent of the University of Texas, Wallace L. Hall saw his request for documents related to a university scandal denied by the Texas Supreme Court.
A new House bill could make the applications for top positions in North Dakota’s state universities exempt from the open records law.
A reporter for The Athens News has filed a complaint in the Ohio Court of Claims after a request for background information about the semifinal candidates for the Ohio University presidency was ignored for over a month.