A copyright lawsuit filed in New York federal court last week underscores the risk online publications face when they use questionably sourced images. (If you've ever attributed a photo to "Twitter," you really, really need to read and understand this.)
The student, who posted the tweets away from school grounds, is at risk for suspension or expulsion under the state's bullying law.
The court ruled that the University of Kansas overreached when it expelled a student for posting profane tweets about his ex-girlfriend while under a no-contact order. The university had also cited Title IX.
The federal judge wrote that the student, who was threatened with expulsion over a sarcastic two-word tweet, had a plausible argument that his school district violated his First and 14th Amendment rights.
he college announced the suspension of Adam Nagel on Facebook Monday, saying he was “summarily suspended and will be scheduled for a conduct hearing where further disciplinary action will be taken,” and that Brookdale Police are investigating the student.
Lucia Cox announced she had retired from Miami Sunset Senior High School amid allegations she tried to hush students who spoke out about the school’s unsanitary conditions, encroaching on the students’ free speech rights.
A middle-school student uses Twitter to chat with friends about her anger over losing her boyfriend to another girl.