Nursing student sues after dismissal over blogging

By March 13, 2009

A woman dismissed from the University of Louisville nursing school because of posts on her personal blog sued Friday, saying her First Amendment rights were violated.

Nina Yoder of Louisville asked U.S. District Judge Charles Simpson to issue an injunction that would allow her to resume classes and graduate in August.

The school dismissed Yoder on March 2, saying in a letter that she violated the school's honor code by posting blog items concerning patient activities and naming the university on her MySpace page. A week later, the university rejected Yoder's written appeal to return to school...

Schools: University of Louisville