Nicole Lupo, a New Voices Student Leaders Institute 2023 alum, shared her NVSLI experiences and what comes next in her advocacy work.
Luisa Sanchez, a New Voices Student Leaders Institute 2023 alum, shared her NVSLI experiences and what comes next in her advocacy work.
Kiley Clarquist, a New Voices Student Leaders Institute 2023 alum, shared her NVSLI experiences and what comes next in her advocacy work.
Each year since 1984, the Student Press Law Center presents competitive awards to recognize exceptional efforts of high school and college journalists in fighting for student press freedom and in telling important stories of their communities. Nominations for the 2023 awards, covering the 2022-2023 academic year, have closed. Winners will be announced at the fall… Continue reading Student Press Freedom Awards
Join the SPLC legal team for a Q&A-style meet where they’ll make sure you’re prepared for any challenges this school year may bring!
Learn more about the recent Kansas newsroom raid & SPLC’s legal guides to help student journalists get familiar with laws about police raids.
A tense public battle over content in a Florida high school yearbook was overblown, according to public records obtained by SPLC.
Q: Can the police or campus security search our newsroom to get unpublished photos, notes or videos? A: Almost never. The federal Privacy Protection Act makes it illegal for law enforcement officers or government officials to search a newsroom (or anywhere else where newsgathering materials are kept, such as the trunk of a reporter’s car)… Continue reading Can police search our newsroom?
Attorney Lena Shapiro analyzes the Supreme Court’s 303 Creative LLC v. Elenis decision, explaining the implications for student journalists.
Signed by Gov. Phil Scott in 2017, the law protects the press freedom of Vermont’s student journalists and their advisers. The law says that student journalists cannot be censored by school officials, except in certain very narrow circumstances, and that advisers cannot be penalized for refusing to infringe on their students’ press rights. This brochure,… Continue reading A Guide to Vermont’s New Voices Law