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Blog Satirizes Law-School Life, but Syracuse U. Officials Aren’t Laughing

December 14, 2010

by Marc Parry

The Chronicle of Higher Education

SUCOLitis aspires to be something like The Onion of law-school life. The Syracuse, N.Y., satirical news blog has attracted thousands of views with fake headlines about beer pong, third-year students serving burritos, and the election of the university's "sexiest Semite." It delights in attributing fake quotes to students and faculty, as well as to famous alumni like Vice President Joe Biden, who is quoted as calling SUCOLitis "even funnier than me... Download file "5"

Schools: Syracuse University Cases: Syracuse University: Disciplinary Investigations of Satirical Law School Blog

Blog Satirizes Law-School Life, but Syracuse U. Officials Aren’t Laughing

December 14, 2010

Syracuse University officials aren't laughing.

The law school has threatened "harassment" charges against a student who is allegedly a writer for the anonymous blog, according to a press release put out today by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, an advocacy group known for its efforts to stop campus officials from restricting the free-speech rights of students and faculty members...

Schools: Syracuse University Cases: Syracuse University: Disciplinary Investigations of Satirical Law School Blog