The University of Minnesota Golden Gophers came within hours of becoming the first football team ever to boycott a postseason bowl game in protest of the disciplinary suspensions of 10 teammates. Players criticized the university’s lack of transparency and communication – “under the cover of student privacy,” as a team spokesman put it – in… Continue reading Nothing “private” about this high-profile walkout by Minnesota athletes
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Tatro v. University of Minnesota
Tatro sued claiming that her free speech rights were violated since she made the posts outside of school and thus was protected by the First Amendment. The court held that schools can impose sanctions for violating academic program rules.
Minn. high court: University can discipline student for online cadaver comments
The Minnesota Supreme Court held Wednesday that public universities can restrict the speech of students in “professional programs” when the program has rules consistent with established professional standards.
Minn. high court weighs online speech rights of college students — again
The Minnesota Supreme Court heard oral arguments for the second time Monday in the case of Tatro v. University of Minnesota, due to the recusal of a justice two weeks after the initial arguments.
Minnesota Supreme Court to rule on the off-campus speech rights of college students
TheMinnesota Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday in a case that will set importantprecedent on a public university’s ability to discipline students foroff-campus comments about school activity.
Minn. court upholds punishment of college student for Facebook posts
Apublic university can punish a student for off-campus speech if the speechsubstantially disrupts university operations, the Minnesota Court of Appealsruled Monday.
Minnesota bill would keep secret future searches for university presidents
The selection process for the presidency of the University of Minnesota would beclosed to the public if a new bill pending in the state Legislature passes.