More than two years ago a tearful Michelle Ames, then-editor of the University of Minnesota's student newspaper, stood in front of Hennepin County District Judge John Stanoch and said she would not comply with a court order to turn over unpublished negatives taken of a fight on campus.
Tag: Fall 1998
ACLU sues to quell Internet censorship law
A judge granted the American Civil Liberties Union an injunction June 23 stopping a bill that would censor free speech on the Internet from taking effect.
Jury finds yearbook giant liable
A Sherman jury found Jostens, the yearbook publishing giant, liable for anticompetitive practices in May.
Campus police apologize for arresting cameraman
When Ball State University junior Chris Hahn started filming the scene of a car accident on campus last March, the last thing on his mind was that he was doing something wrong.
Teachers plan lawsuit against school for links on Web site
Tired of the unpredictable quality of classes and teachers, a student at City College of San Francisco decided to do something about it.
College removes student online newspaper
School officials at Muhlenberg College pulled the college newspaper from the school Web server in March after the online newspaper published articles critical of the school.
A private Catholic high school in Queens reached an agreement with the New York Police Department recently over the viewing of past issues of the school's yearbook.
(Web)master of your domain
The staff of the Kansas State Collegian was trying to create a publicly accessible gopher, a document browsing and searching system on the Internet, so the community could easily access its archives.
Federal bill could impact crime reporting
The Senate and House passed their versions of the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act this summer with provisions that could dramatically change reporting of campus crime in public and private schools nationwide.
Student sues alma mater for photograph use
A graduate of Lafayette College in Easton has sued the school for using a photograph of him and his mother in a financial aid brochure without his permission.