The University of North Carolina settled out of court with student journalists and other media seeking wider access to chancellor committee meetings.
The free press rights of student journalists have benefited from a short-lived legal battle over the unpublished photographs of a crime scene.
A community housing board in Honolulu has settled its complaint that a student newspaper violated a federal housing law by discriminating against certain groups in the paper's classified advertising space.
resident Clinton signed into law significant tax code revisions late last summer that will make it easier for students at private schools to get access to their institution's tax returns.
A former high school student photographer was awarded over $400,000 in August by a Los Angeles jury that found the city negligent in not giving back photographs confiscated by police after Robert F. Kennedy's assassination.
The struggle between tobacco interests and federal regulators has put students in the middle of what has become a heated First Amendment debate over tobacco advertising.
A first-of-its-kind lawsuit to determine whether open records laws apply to student newspapers was scheduled to begin hearings in December.
Unidentified "security men" confiscated a University of Portland photographer's camera and film in September as he took pictures of U.S. Senate candidate Tom Bruggere.
The editor of a student newspaper in Colorado Springs who authored a story about gay youth has seen a backlash of local and administrative protest, including a push by some to revise the district's student publications guidelines.
Universities, courts and the state legislature are locked in an access struggle involving political patronage and school scholarships.