Legal issues

Anti-Catholic or Just Art?

Washburn U. statue of church figure did not violate Constitution, federal appeals panel concludes.

Crossing the Line

The University of Georgia removes an associate provost amid reports that he shared a hotel suite with a graduate student.

August Madness

The NIT and NCAA hit the court (the federal kind), as NCAA defends its basketball tournament against monopoly charges.

Florida's Faculty Free-for-All

When Florida overhauled its higher education system to shift power from the State Board of Regents to boards of trustees at individual campuses in 2003, it invalidated the employment contract between the regents and the statewide union that represented 10,000 professors, throwing academic labor relations into disarray.

Block That Spam

Public universities can reject junk e-mail without violating the First Amendment, federal appeals court rules.

The Mascot Mess

NCAA crackdown on Native American team names and icons sends a message but sows confusion and conflict.

Far Away Trial

Duke grad student from Turkey faces charges in Armenia; human rights groups see censorship at play.

Professors Behind Bars

U. of Wisconsin faces criticism for being unable to immediately fire faculty members who are convicted of crimes.

Cooperation Saves an Academic Program

New Jersey approves transfer to Montclair State U. of an audiology doctoral program that Seton Hall planned to phase out.

Clearing the Way for Disability Claims

Appeals court says state immunity does not protect universities in Texas and Louisiana from federal lawsuits.


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