A federal district court in Illinois has ruled that Rich Twp HS Dist 227 didn’t violate a guidance counselor’s free speech rights when they fired him based on a “self-help” book he wrote about relationships.
Two cases of theft of school funds this year lead us to examine the elements of theft, as found in research: a motivated perpetrator, the presence of the target, and favorable conditions at the location of the crime.
Editorial judgement in our ongoing report of a poll about the possibility of an Illinois state championship series in marching band developed by the IHSA requires us to look at a case appealed last year to the Seventh Circuit.
Parents of a deceased bullying victim are suing the school, claiming school officials did too little to stop the bullying. The school argues that they’re not liable based on a Supreme Court case from 1999.
A 3-judge panel on the Seventh Circuit found that a city could demote a commissioner based on his political affiliation. Doing so does not violate the commissioner’s 1st-Amendment rights.
A federal district judge in California dismissed with prejudice a claim brought by educational video manufacturers against UCLA. They tried to bar the university from posting purchased educational videos on the Internet.
Changes to the Illinois Liquor Control Act of 1934 will make parents and guardians who own private property where underage drinking occurs guilty of a Class A misdemeanor, starting Jan. 1.
The case of a Virginia teacher, falsely accused of child sex abuse, underscores the waste by school districts on legal fees, the destruction of the career of an innocent man, and the need to get real help for true victims of child sex abuse in our schools.
The US Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit heard arguments in a case involving a student whose school district barred her from distributing fliers for her birthday party, held at her church.
A Texas high school cheerleading group is using religious sayings and texts to inspire their team, and a court is allowing it temporarily while it considers both sides of the First-Amendment debate.