When newspaper editor Jennifer Stanley first heard that one of the school's student leaders allegedly hit his girlfriend last fall, she wanted to find out more.
Two high school student reporters in Denver got a close-up look at the strong arm of the law in late November when a police officer confiscated the film they were using to take photographs in the school parking lot.
Staffers at the University of Rhode Island's (URI) student paper were forced to scramble for money to publish after the student government moved to temporarily freeze the publication's funding following the running of a controversial cartoon.
Call it deja vu. Sort of.
Nearly 3,000 copies of The Georgetown Academy, a student paper at Georgetown University, were stolen Oct. 8.
The owners of copyrights will now have an additional 20 years to claim protection of their works under a new law enacted this fall.
A 15-year-old high school student zapped with charges of criminal libel and harassment by school administrators for his production of an underground newspaper had both allegations dropped.
A Deschutes County Commission candidate was convicted of stealing approximately 2,000 copies of a free paper in October and ordered to pay restitution to the publisher.
Defense attorneys representing the Chronicle of Higher Education are hoping that recent amendments to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), also known as the Buckley Amendment, will help bolster their case concerning access to school disciplinary records.