The Student Press Law Center answers your most frequently asked questions about Internet commenting and publishing online.
State and federal courts have decided over 60 cases in the last two decades directly involving censorship of the college and university student press.
The basics of copyright law as it applies to student media.
A guide to students' legal rights and responsibilities on the internet.
In general, legal principles created with print publications in mind are also applicable to social media publishing — with some notable exceptions.
Do students at a private high school or college have to check their free speech rights at the campus gate when they walk to school each morning?
The answer to that question is a resounding maybe.
A guide to keeping up with the FCC's record-keeping requirements.
Learn what the law says about where you can go and what you can do to gather news.
Frequently asked questions about how the FCC considers whether to approve or block a transfer.
The basics of fair use and some fair use situations that commonly arise in the student media context.