CHICAGO — Student journalists have been subpoenaed in a lawsuit filed by the Pearson Family Members Foundation against the University of Chicago. The family wants reporters at The Chicago Maroon, the university’s student newspaper, to turn over 66 pages of internal university documents. In 2017, a man gave the Maroon documents containing details of an… Continue reading Student journalists subpoenaed in lawsuit filed against the University of Chicago
After the University of Chicago announced measures to make its police department more transparent, legislators opted to stall the bill that would have required private campus police departments to be more transparent.
A proposed amendment to the Private College Campus Police Act would require campus police departments at private universities, including at the University of Chicago, to publicly disclose any information that other law enforcement agencies are required to provide under the state’s Freedom of Information Act.
Editors of a campus newspaper at the University of Chicago said they want to be reimbursed for the cost of replacing stolen newspapers.