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College newspapers fight for rights

September 22, 2005

By Erin France at The Daily Tar Heel

The U.S. Supreme Court received a petition Tuesday to review a case from the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that could affect free press policies on college campuses nationwide.

The 7th circuit overturned a lower court decision this summer that ruled in favor of Margaret Hosty, who sued Patricia Carter, then dean of student affairs and services at Governors State University in Illinois, for censoring the school newspaper... Download file "College newspapers fight for rights"

Schools: University of Virginia Governors State University University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill Cases: Governors State University: Censorship of Student Newspaper