Court rulings

Protection for Title IX Whistle Blowers

Employees who face retaliation for bringing gender bias claims are entitled to damages, Supreme Court rules.

Supreme Court to Hear Bankruptcy Case Involving Colleges

4 Va. institutions seek state immunity protection as estate of bankrupt bookstore chain seeks to recoup funds.

NFL Rule Barring Underclassmen Stands

Supreme Court declines to hear case in which player challenged the league's "age" rule.

Court to Rule on Delinquent Debt

Can the U.S. go after a student loan defaulter's Social Security benefits? The justices will decide.

Headed for the High Court

Supreme Court will decide long-running dispute over campus access for military recruiters.

Confederates Defeat Vanderbilt

Appeals court says university must pay -- if it wants to change controversial name of a dormitory.

Ruling Could Help Gay Faculty in Nebraska

A federal court ruling about Nebraska's ban on gay marriage may end up helping professors in the state win insurance for domestic partners.

Lender's Lawsuit Lives Again

A federal appeals court on Monday breathed new life into a long-running legal battle between two competing student loan companies.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit overturned a lower court jury's 2003 ruling siding with Sallie Mae in a lawsuit brought by College Loan Corporation.

Baptists Win Fight Over Shorter

Georgia Supreme Court rules that a college's board didn't have the right to sever ties to a religious group.

Baptist Conventions 2, Colleges 0

For 2d time in a month, a state court undercuts religious college's move toward more independence.


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