Valdosta State U. Settles Free Speech Case With Student for $900K

July 25, 2015

By Aleister at College Insurrection

This is a case that took eight years to play out. Now it’s paying out.

The FIRE blog reported.

Eight Years After Student’s Unjust Expulsion from Valdosta State U., $900K Settlement Ends ‘Barnes v. Zaccari’

ATLANTA, July 23, 2015—Today, more than eight years after his unjust expulsion, student Hayden Barnes’ federal civil rights lawsuit against Georgia’s Valdosta State University (VSU) and former VSU president Ronald Zaccari concluded with the announcement of a $900,000 settlement...

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