Court rulings

Minnesota Supreme Court upholds punishment of student over Facebook posts

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State Supreme Court upholds right of University of Minnesota to punish mortuary science student for online posts, but ruling is narrow, easing concerns of civil liberties groups.

Appeals court rejects Tennessee Tech's rules on outside speakers

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Federal appeals court says Tennessee Tech’s rules go too far in limiting the ability of those unaffiliated with the campus to promote their ideas there.

Appeals court rejects faculty union at U. of Illinois at Chicago

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Appeals panel backs U. of Illinois contention that its tenure-track and non-tenure track professors can't have a single bargaining unit.

Federal appeals court decision might change faculty-student relationship

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U.S. appeals court says U. of Oregon may have retaliated against former doctoral student who alleged sex bias in her graduate program; ruling could reshape balance of power between professors and grad students.

Supreme Court declines appeal on religious groups at public university

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U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear appeal of Christian fraternity and sorority denied recognition by San Diego State University.

Supreme Court upholds "ministerial exception"

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U.S. Supreme Court ruling may make it more difficult for some employees to sue religious colleges.

New Round on Affirmative Action

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Appeals court vacates decision that invalidated 2006 vote in Michigan. Full court will reconsider challenge to ban on consideration of race in admissions.

The Footnote Judges Ignore

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The American Association of University Professors is trying once again to get federal judges to pay attention to a footnote.

For-Profits and the False Claims Act

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Developments in two whistleblower lawsuits raise prospect that commercial colleges could face more U.S. pressure in the courts.

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