SPLC Executive Director Mark Goodman will be teaching two college-credit classes on press law for high school publication advisers and journalism teachers this summer. The courses are intended for those active or prospective advisers who want to learn more about media law as it relates to high school publications and who are interested in receiving graduate credit for state certification or school advancement purposes.
The sponsor of a bill that would amend a seven-year-old campus crime law says colleges need to be made accountable for the crimes committed on their campuses.
As single-sex organizations such as fraternities and sororities become increasingly unpopular on politically correct campuses, some universities have been taking measures to restrict students' rights to free association by suspending students and withholding federal grants and loans.
Part of our mission at the Student Press Law Center is to relay the stories of student journalists and advisers who are frustrated by censorship.
A state district court judge has decided that the public has a right to see the business records of the student newspaper at Iowa State University.
In recent years, the Student Press Law Center has heard from hundreds of student publications that have had problems with newspaper theft.
The Montgomery County School Board overruled the school superintendent in April and said school officials should not have pulled the plug on a student-run television program.
In the wake of a controversy over the allegedly improper distribution of college scholarships to Illinois legislators' political friends, lawmakers and judges are disagreeing over how the state open records law applies to the confidentiality of scholarship recipients.
A bill that would explicitly criminalize the taking of free-distribution newspapers is progressing in the state legislature here.
Three minutes into a television interview between a student journalist at Lincoln High School and a transvestite guest in December, Dallas school officials yanked "Getting Personal" from the school district's public-access channel.