A school district has petitioned the state supreme court to review a decision in which a lower court granted a newspaper access to records it says will violate students’ privacy.
An editor and adviser have complied with a university president’s request to drop charges against three students who allegedly stole approximately 7,000 copies of the Morehead State University student newspaper in October 2005.
A member of the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority at Stetson University has apologized to the student newspaper staff for stealing approximately 700 copies of the Stetson Reporter’s Oct. 5 issue.
A judge this week dismissed a lawsuit brought by a former St. Cloud State University dean who sued the student newspaper after it published comments that suggested he was anti-Semitic and a racist.
Two students faced a school disciplinary hearing this week after local police subpoenaed Internet and phone companies to track them down for sexually explicit information they posted about fellow classmates online.
A secret recording during a University of Wyoming meeting that led to an employee’s termination is public record even though the recording was not commissioned by the university, the state supreme court has ruled.
Students and faculty involved with Oklahoma State University student publications were let off the hook in August after the university attempted to implement a confidentiality agreement that they claimed would have violated their First Amendment rights.
Clark High School Assistant Principal Anna Draker sued two of her students last month for libel after they allegedly made personal attacks against her using the Web site MySpace.com.
A case involving the release of records about Web cameras in University of Texas at Austin classrooms has been settled after more than two years of litigation.
A state court ruled last month that the Indianapolis Star could not have access to Indiana University records pertaining to the investigation of former basketball coach Bob Knight because the records were protected by attorney-client privilege.