Court rulings

NFL Rule Barring Underclassmen Stands

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

Court to Rule on Delinquent Debt

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

Headed for the High Court

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

Confederates Defeat Vanderbilt

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

Ruling Could Help Gay Faculty in Nebraska

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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

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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

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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

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

Upturn for Minority Students at Michigan

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Preliminary admissions data suggest climbing black and Hispanic enrollments after changes wrought by Supreme Court ruling.

Supreme Court Hands Wrestlers Loss on Title IX

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Justices decline to hear appeal of lawsuit challenging Education Department's policy on equity in sports.


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