Next to waiting for the cable TV installer, there's not much more irritating for us first-worlders than waiting for the public records that never come.Many state open-records laws require an agency to respond to a request for public documents within three, five or 10 days.
"If you think education is expensive, try ignorance."
--Derek Bok, Harvard president, 1971-91Unjustly firing a newspaper adviser and running off its editor-in-chief wasn't just costly to Chicago State University's reputation.A federal court ordered the university to pay $2,502.48 in court costs and $210,729.50 in attorney's fees after finding that professor Gerian Steven Moore and student editor George Providence II were unlawfully fired in violation of the First Amendment.U.S.
A U.S. District Court ordered Tuesday that a former student media adviser be returned to his job at Chicago State University following a First Amendment lawsuit surrounding the campus newspaper.
For the first time a federal court has ruled thatIllinois college newspapers are protected from administrative censorship understate law.
The editor of Chicago State University'sstudent newspaper, who earlier this month filed suit against his school'sadministration alleging unlawful censorship, has now been told his paper willnot go to print this week.
An Illinois college newspaper editor and his paper's former adviser have filed suit against members of the college administration in Illinois district court, demanding the adviser's reinstatement and an end to threats of censorship and budget cuts.