Breaking with other courts that say the lost chance to play high-school sports can't be the basis of a First Amendment case, a Texas court allows a student ballplayer to proceed with his whistleblower retaliation claim.
Tag: First Amendment retaliation
U.S. District Court affirms First Amendment right to complain in rejecting motion to dismiss former student's complaint
A case in Virginia has provided a welcome stand against retaliation for students exercising their First Amendment rights. On March 30, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia rejected a motion to dismiss by the defendants in Deegan v. Moore, finding that student Jennifer Deegan had been well within her rights to… Continue reading U.S. District Court affirms First Amendment right to complain in rejecting motion to dismiss former student's complaint
Back on the Trail: Retaliation questions resurface at Northwest College after adviser's job is imperiled
For the second time since 2010, the student media adviser at a two-year Wyoming college finds his job imperiled after students published articles about campus controversies that displeased administrators.