Admissions files private, Wis. appeals court rules

WISCONSIN ' The Center for Equal Opportunity, a national advocacy group that opposes racial preferences in college admissions, is appealing a court decision that supported the University of Wisconsin System in refusing to share their applicants' race information and test scores for research purposes.

The Center sued the university for denying access to admissions information of applicants to the medical and law schools.

Censorship incidents rise after Sept. 11

The terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, have had an effect on the lives of all Americans. But few might have anticipated that the aftermath of the incidents would have been felt so dramatically by those on high school and college campuses.

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\n In this issue of the Report, we relate some of the conflicts and controversies that have resulted from a growing discomfort with certain kinds of free expression in a post-9/11 world.

Book records open under state FOI law

NEW YORK ' An appeals court ruled in November that the State University of New York at Albany must share its faculty's course book lists with Mary Jane Books, an off-campus store that competes with the university-affiliated Barnes & Noble.

The unanimous decision by the Appellate Division of New York's Supreme Court grants the public access to the lists.