Nobody -- including University of Kansas disciplinarians -- knows where the First Amendment boundary lines are drawn in cyberspace, so the university can't be held liable even if it overreacted in expelling a student for insulting remarks about his ex-girlfriend on Twitter, a federal district court says.
Daryl Khan was arrested for filming in a New York City courthouse in June, and a judge recently dismissed the charges against the journalist.
Student athletes who made a racy CD including sex-humor songs for their bus ride to an "away" softball game lost their First Amendment challenge, but can still dispute whether their removal from the team was retaliation for discontinuing pregame prayers against their coach's wishes.
Illinois becomes the tenth state with a statute protecting the independence of student journalists, joining a growing nationwide movement that began with passage of the New Voices of North Dakota Act in 2015.
Kansas University’s student-run newspaper the University Daily Kansan has resolved a First Amendment lawsuit against the university.
The New York Senate passed a bill last month that would ban funding for student groups which encourage hate speech.
A student at the University of Missouri said his First Amendment rights were violated when the university refused to approve a T-shirt design for a campus organization he’s involved with.
Two Colorado school board members have been cleared of wrongdoing after being accused of bullying a student.
Access to post and edit content to the online version of The Playwickian, the student newspaper at Neshaminy High School in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, has been revoked for more than a month after student editors decided not to publish the word Redskin in a news article, despite being directed to do so by the school’s principal.
The San Diego American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit against UC-San Diego administrators, claiming the Associated Students Council violated a controversial newspaper’s First Amendment rights by eliminating funding for student print media.