A district court judge dismissed a libel lawsuit brought against the Louisiana State University student newspaper for comments posted on its Web site.
The student newspaper at Montclair State University in Montclair, N.J., is taking the student government to court over alleged open meetings violations. Student Government Association officials maintain the state's open meetings act does not apply to them.
In the spirit of Sunshine Week, the Student Press Law Center sent records requests to more than 100 colleges and universities around the nation seeking information about student disciplinary procedures. Approximately a month later, 27 of 95 public schools have provided all or most of the requested information.
Spurred by a local newspaper's unauthorized Web streaming of a high school football game, the organization that oversees high school athletics in Wisconsin is suing for the right to control all media produced at sports events for commercial use.
A teenager is suing Facebook and four former classmates for defamation, claiming comments posted on the popular social networking site were intended to cause her "public hatred, ridicule and disgrace."
The case of a Pennsylvania State University student photographer is headed for a trial after a district judge threw out all but one of the charges.
The Cincinnati School Board is hoping a post office box will shield superintendent candidates' resumes from public records requests until all applications are in.
After sparking debates at college campuses around the nation about the conflicting rights to free speech and privacy, anonymous gossip Web site JuicyCampus.com will shut down because of financial strains, the site announced.
PENNSYLVANIA -- Misdemeanor charges have been re-filed againsta student at Pennsylvania State University in University Park, Pa., for takingphotographs for the student newspaper during a riot near campus that broke outafter a football victory last fall.