Location: Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
Federal Circuit: 3rd Circuit
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May 2, 2006
FIRE advocated on behalf of Wilson College students who faced university charges of slander, identity theft, and harassment for posting parody materials of a campus administrator on a Myspace.com profile. Five students who were listed as “Myspace friends” with the fabricated profile of the campus administrator denied creating the profile, but were still charged and brought before a series of Joint Honor Council hearings, where they were found “responsible” for Honor Code violations, and were later notified that charges were “pending” while at a second hearing they received after an initial appeal. Administrators also sought a waiver from the five […]» Read More