Fallbrook Union High School District in Fallbrook, Calif. -- which censored the student newspaper, The Tomahawk, and thencanceled its journalism program and removed the journalism adviser who foughtthe censorship -- has agreed to settle a lawsuit alleging violation of thestudent journalists' free-speech rights.
Los Angeles City College (LACC) administrators and the school's student newspaper adviser and staff are at odds over a proposed plan to incorporate the newspaper's budget into the student activities department, a move student journalists fear would give administrators an opening to exercise prior review over the contents of the paper.
A federal district court ruled last week that theLos Angeles Community College District (LACCD) sexual harassment policy, whichalso governs campus speech, was overly broad in blocking students' FirstAmendment rights.
A California college student says a U.S. representative's staff member threatened her with arrest and legal action after she posted a recorded interview with the representative's press secretary online.
A California school district will likely have a harder time defending itself from a lawsuit filed by several high school journalists and their adviser after a district judge denied most of its affirmative defenses this month.
A California principal has confiscated copies of a student magazine, claiming its cover image promotes gang life and telling its staff they cannot distribute the issue.