Court rulings

Survival of the Fittest Theory

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

Canning Spam

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

Freedom of Religious Items

A Sikh student should be allowed to wear an ornamental knife, a judge ruled.

N.Y. Appeals Court Spanks Le Moyne

Judges order college to reinstate student who was kicked out after he wrote paper endorsing corporal punishment.

Court Win for a Rule Breaker

Ohio State breached its contract with a former basketball coach when it fired him for NCAA violations, a judge rules.

The Alito Impact

Supreme Court will rehear case that could affect the free speech rights of public college professors.

When Freedom Isn't Freedom at All

On Tuesday, more than five years after a university dean stopped the presses because she was not allowed to vet articles before publication, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to consider whether a student newspaper was illegally censored.

Slapped by the Supremes

Unanimous court ruling in Pentagon case means colleges must grant full access to military recruiters or lose funds.

Law on Military Recruiters Upheld

Unanimous U.S. Supreme Court says Solomon Amendment does not violate law schools' rights.

Whose House? Colgate's House

Last week, for the second time in four months, a New York judge threw out a lawsuit brought by a group of alumni who sought to block Colgate University from purchasing their fraternity’s house.

Around 65 members of Beta Theta Pi, approximately 5 percent of the members of the alumni corporation, filed a lawsuit in October 2005, alleging that Colgate forced the sale against the will of some of the corporation.

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