In last month's Legal Alert, the wrong date was used in the case citation for the story "Calif. judge cites anti-SLAPP law in dismissal of libel suit against student newspaper." The correct citation is Reyes v.
ARKANSAS ' A federal appeals court granted a petition for rehearing on Nov. 5 in a case where a student was punished for off-campus speech ' vacating an August opinion that was seen as a major victory for proponents of student rights.
In Doe v.
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.
MASSACHUSETTS ' Sexual harassment charges were filed at Tufts University against a politically conservative campus magazine in October.
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.\n
\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.
MICHIGAN ' A student who was suspended from Mount Pleasant High School after reading a parody he wrote about the school's tardiness policy filed a lawsuit against the school on Sept.
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.
MARYLAND ' A beleaguered college newspaper adviser had $4,000 in pay penalty restored in October ' good news that was tempered by a new round of sanctions against the student publication.
William Lawbaugh, a professor at Mount St.
After almost two years of planning and preparation, the Student Press Law Center today launched a new version of its popular Web site, www.splc.org, with a variety of new features to benefit student journalists and those who work with them.
WASHINGTON ' The distribution of newspapers at Federal Way High School was delayed in November due to a complaint from a school-board candidate about a letter to the editor that criticized her attempt to ban books from another high school.