Lawsuits

Read: Conservative Commentator Loses Free-Speech Lawsuit Against UMN

Conservative Commentator Loses Free-Speech Lawsuit Against UMN

The judge ruled UMN’s solution to its security concerns over Ben Shapiro’s speech was a “content-neutral place restriction in furtherance of public safety.”

Read: Female Officer Wins Settlement Against CCSU in Rape Lawsuit

Female Officer Wins Settlement Against CCSU in Rape Lawsuit

According to an investigation, the Central Connecticut State University police department hired officers with “red flags,” including criminal backgrounds.

Read: Judge Rules Florida School Districts Should Decide If They Reopen

Judge Rules Florida School Districts Should Decide If They Reopen

The ruling comes after Governor Ron DeSantis issued an order requiring all Florida schools to reopen for in-person learning or risk losing state funding.

Read: University of Michigan Grapples with Claims of Doctor’s Sexual Abuse

University of Michigan Grapples with Claims of Doctor’s Sexual Abuse

The doctor worked at UM from the 1960s through 2003, and the school has sent letters out to more than 300,000 former students seeking information on the investigation of the abuse allegations.

Read: UT-Austin Unfairly Denied Admission to White Students, Lawsuit Claims

UT-Austin Unfairly Denied Admission to White Students, Lawsuit Claims

This is the third lawsuit that nonprofit group Students for Fair Admissions has filed against UT-Austin; it also filed a similar lawsuit against Harvard.

Read: U.S. Colleges Asking Federal, State Governments to Block COVID-19 Lawsuits

U.S. Colleges Asking Federal, State Governments to Block COVID-19 Lawsuits

Because the liability exposures to college campuses are so significant, institutions are asking both the federal and state governments to pass legislation that would shield them from legal claims related to COVID-19.

Read: 5 Strategies to Help Ensure School Safety When Campuses Reopen This Fall

5 Strategies to Help Ensure School Safety When Campuses Reopen This Fall

With the processes surrounding campus reopenings so uncertain, these five steps will help your school district evaluate and test your safety plans, as well as prepare your staff to make quick adjustments, if needed.

Read: Unsealed Court Documents Reveal Extent of OSU Cover Up of Strauss Abuse

Unsealed Court Documents Reveal Extent of OSU Cover Up of Strauss Abuse

The newly unsealed complaint includes testimony by several Ohio State University employees who said the school knew for years about the sexual abuse allegations against OSU’s former team doctor.

Read: Facebook Comments Prompt Ouster of School Security Director

Facebook Comments Prompt Ouster of School Security Director

The former Brunswick, New Jersey, school security director faced allegations of racism before he was hired by the district.

Read: Should Campuses Defund the Police?

Should Campuses Defund the Police?

George Floyd’s death has prompted calls for campuses to “defund the police” and/or sever ties with local law enforcement, but are those moves knee-jerk reactions that will backfire?

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