Freedom of Facebook

Freedom of Facebook

This was a pretty interesting case.  It was brought to my attention thanks to Justin Kwong over at Virtual Navigator. His blog has a fantastic blog that always has great articles and thoughtful insight.  Anyone who loves virtual law and everything it touches should be subscribed to that blog.  Here is his review of the case.

Amanda Tatro, Appellant, vs. University of Minnesota, Respondent.

The University of Minnesota did not violate the free speech rights of a student enrolled in the Mortuary Science Program by imposing disciplinary sanctions for Facebook posts that violated academic program rules where the academic program rules were narrowly tailored and directly related to established professional conduct standards.

Affirmed. 

By:
Landon J. Ascheman, Esq.
Landon@AschemanSmith.com
(B) 612.217.0077 (C) 651.280.9533



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