A Juvenile Justice Information Exchange intern was among at least three reporters arrested Sunday night while covering protests in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
5th Circuit hears case over student's suspension for posting a profane rap video online
The judges were urged to uphold a Fifth Circuit panel's December 2014 ruling in favor of Taylor Bell, an aspiring rap artist suspended from school in 2011 for a profane YouTube video about misconduct by two coaches at his school.
2 newspapers appeal court decision allowing Louisiana State U. to withhold names of some presidential search applicants
Attorneys for two Louisiana newspapers have appealed to the state Supreme Court a lower court’s decision that said the state’s largest public university could withhold the names of most applicants during presidential searches.
Loyola U. declines to renew contract with investigative news organization
Through a two-year agreement, the university said it would provide free office space to The Lens, a non-profit investigative news website, if members of the organization provided internship opportunities, worked with students and spoke with journalism classes.
Amid outcry, Grambling State University student newspaper editors' suspensions overturned
Student editors at Grambling State University say they were suspended from their newspaper last week without reasonable cause, while university officials argue they violated The Gramblinite’s code of ethics.
Judge awards attorneys fees to newspaper plaintiffs in LSU records suit
A district judge ordered Louisiana State University’s Board of Supervisors to pay attorneys fees and damages to two newspapers that sued for access to public records.
LSU turns over presidential search records to judge
Louisiana State University’s Board of Supervisors has turned over records from its recent presidential search to a judge after reaching a compromise in court Monday with the newspapers that sued the school.
LSU proposes compromise in lieu of complying with judge's order to release records
Louisiana State University officials have proposed a compromise after sheriff’s deputies showed up at their door on Tuesday, warrants in hand, demanding copies of public records the university has refused to release.
LSU found in contempt for failing to release presidential search records
A Louisiana university was found in contempt of court Wednesday for its failure to produce records related to its recent presidential search.
Louisiana court won't hear LSU appeal in presidential search records case
An appeals court has denied Louisiana State University a stay of proceedings of a district court that ruled the university must release the names of candidates in its most recent presidential search.