Court rulings

Federal appeals court revives Title IX suit by male student challenging sex assault finding

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Federal appeals court finds enough evidence of possible antimale bias to revive a lawsuit. Ruling could inspire more litigation.

U.S. Extends Work Program for Some International Students

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After a legal challenge -- still on appeal -- U.S. issues new rule extending the time some international students can work after graduation.

HathiTrust continues string of victories under 'fair use' doctrine in appeals court

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The digital repository HathiTrust scores another victory as a federal appeals court rules its practices fall under the "fair use" doctrine.

Supreme Court upholds right of state voters to bar consideration of race in admissions

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Supreme Court finds that Michigan voters had the right to bar public colleges from considering the use of race in admissions.

Supreme Court Sides Against Textbook Publishers on Resale of Imported Works

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Supreme Court rules against textbook publisher's effort to prevent resale of cheaper imported textbooks.

With HathiTrust ruling, universities' 'fair use' winning streak

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With HathiTrust ruling, 'fair use' advocates in academe continue a legal winning streak that could have historic implications.

Court ruling in landmark e-reserve leaves unanswered questions

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Despite its volume, 350-page court ruling in landmark case on fair use left many questions unanswered.

Supreme Court will hear case with major implications for textbook prices

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Supreme Court will decide on whether less expensive, foreign-made editions of textbooks can be lawfully sold to thrifty U.S. students.

Appeals court says adjunct may not sue college under Title VII for bias related to sexual orientation

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Federal appeals court says former adjunct may not use Title VII, a federal antidiscrimination statute, to sue a college for bias based on her sexual orientation.

Arizona higher ed board retaliated against student group, court rules

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Arizona Board of Regents probably violated First Amendment rights of state's student association when it stopped collecting fees for the group, U.S. appeals court rules.

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