Court flawed in student paper ruling

October 27, 2005

Last week the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education filed an amicus brief in Hosty v. Carter, the recent 7th Circuit Court ruling that allows colleges to censor student newspapers that receive a substantial amount of funding from that college. FIRE’s brief joins two others in support of Margaret Hosty, Jeni Porche and Steven Barba — the three students suing Dean Patricia Carter, alleging a violation of the First Amendment...

Schools: Governors State University University of Wisconsin – Madison Cases: Governors State University: Censorship of Student Newspaper