Court rulings

After 'Grokster,' the Battle Continues

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The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in MGM Studios v. Grokster continues to reverberate in the world where music and technology collide, as another file sharing network popular with college students, i2hub, followed Grokster Monday in announcing that it would shut down.

But if recording industry officials think they have definitively won the battle over the free sharing of music and video, they are mistaken, many students -- and some campus experts -- say.

Mixed Verdict at Middlebury

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Judge sides with college, but offers harsh criticism in case that has angered many black students.

Tenured Professor's Firing (Largely) Upheld

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The University of Wisconsin System's Board of Regents abided by state law in 2001 when it fired a tenured professor for alleged sexual harassment and other misconduct, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled Tuesday. While it largely sided with the university in the case of John Marder, the court sent the case back to a lower court to resolve one factual issue.

The Supremes Scrutinize Solomon

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Justices seem inclined to uphold law that bars federal funds to campuses that restrict military recruiters.

Social Security and Defaulted Student Loans

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U.S. can seize benefits when borrower has been delinquent for a decade, Supreme Court rules.

Loss for Frat at Colgate

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A judge dismisses lawsuit by alumni seeking to reverse sale of their house to the university.

Accreditation After Edward Waters

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Has a legal challenge irrevocably 'judicialized' the process by which colleges assess their peers?

Southern Accreditor Puts 2 on Probation

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American InterContinental and St. Andrews Presbyterian are sanctioned; 7 colleges come off the watch list.

Survival of the Fittest Theory

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Federal judge rejects intelligent design curriculum as religious and non-scientific.

Canning Spam

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Supreme Court lets stand ruling favoring public university's policy on blocking unsolicited e-mail messages.

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