Censorship fears for student publications

July 6th, 2005 | by Andrew Ó Baoill |

The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals – which covers Illinois, along with Michigan and Indiana – has made a decision that could be problematic for student publications. In essence:

The court ruled that the Supreme Court’s 1988 Hazelwood v. Kuhlmeier decision, permitting censorship on high school student newspapers, applies to public university and college publications.

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