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Legal issues

Jerry Falwell Jr., a white man with a salt-and-pepper beard, stands at a lectern.
Nov 28, 2022
Jerry Falwell Jr. built Liberty University up before resigning as president amid a sex scandal. Now he’s banned from campus and locked in conflict with the institution his father founded.

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November 28, 2022
Jerry Falwell Jr. built Liberty University up before resigning as president amid a sex scandal. Now he’s banned from campus and locked in conflict with the institution his father founded.
November 11, 2022
The University of South Florida asked the court to dismiss a lawsuit alleging breach of contract for COVID shutdowns. Its case rests on a broad interpretation of “sovereign immunity.”
October 12, 2022
Colleges in “permissive” states should start planning for the potential impact of restrictive abortion laws on their campuses, Alex Wolf writes.
September 6, 2022
Republicans say Biden’s student debt-relief plan is illegal, but they are struggling to find a plaintiff with standing to make a case against the president’s use of executive authority.
August 22, 2022
After Nicole Esposito was removed as CEO of Manchester Community College, she sued the Connecticut State system for gender discrimination. Now she’s won her job back.
August 1, 2022
The Christian university is suing the Washington attorney general for investigating its anti-LGBTQ+ hiring practices, arguing it violates the institution’s First Amendment rights.
July 27, 2022
Colleges are navigating murky legal territory on abortion issues following the Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade. Questions loom, but answers are scarce.
July 13, 2022
Since the start of the pandemic, law school faculty members have gained proficiency in online teaching best practices and students have gained appreciation for hybrid and online learning options.
July 6, 2022
A former lecturer in business at the University of Connecticut wins his lawsuit against the university—11 years after he initially filed. What does this mean for whistle-blowers in academe?
June 2, 2022
Mark Scheinberg paid students’ loans as owner of the for-profit Stone Academy, according to the Department of Justice. That action will cost him his position as president of Goodwin University.

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