Oregon State University will pay $101,000 to settle a lawsuit stemming from its disposal of a now-defunct conservative student newspaper’s distribution boxes. Oregon State admitted no fault in the agreement, and the lawsuit was officially dismissed Wednesday.
A federal appeals court has declined a request from Oregon State University administrators to reconsider an October 2012 ruling that kept alive a First Amendment challenge brought by publishers of a conservative newspaper whose distribution racks were seized.In a brief order issued Friday, the Ninth Circuit U.S.
A student organization is entitled to a trial to determine if Oregon State University officials violated their rights by removing their newspaper boxes from campus.
Lawyers for The Liberty, an independent publication atOregon State University, filed a motion for reconsideration after a judge ruled infavor of the university in a lawsuit filed by the paper.
The Alliance Defense Fund filed a lawsuit Sept. 30against Oregon State University on behalf of the school's unofficialstudent paper, The Liberty, seeking to reverse the school's removalof newspaper distribution bins from campus.
The staff of an independent publication at Oregon State University says they are being censored by not being permitted to distribute across campus.