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Given Shapiro v. Thompson, why are US states allowed to charge higher tuition fees to new residents?

If I'm reading Shapiro v. Thompson correctly, US states are not allowed to require a period of residence before providing welfare benefits to US citizens. But doesn't this mean that charging different ...
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Can I sell unofficial “names” for bathroom stalls at a public university?

For a $20m+ donation, you can put your name on my university's new recreational facility. This got me thinking, could I do the same thing? As a satirical joke I'm thinking of setting up a website ...
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May a college remove a degree plan without letting students graduate without that degree?

I attended an art school that is part of the UT System, and they removed my degree plan a year after I joined and started removing the classes required to graduate. They informed that I would be able ...
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What does it mean for a statute such as § 2 (1) 7 AGG to “apply” but have no legal consequences?

I am in the process of finding out the legal framework surrounding anti-discrimination statutes in German public universities as it pertains to students (not employees of the university as they are ...
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How to pressure college covering-up incompetent professor?

I received a grade I deem unsatisfactory for the quality of work I completed, due to lateness penalties. The course instructor was partly responsible; he has never responded to several of my ...
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leashed dog on community college campus

I live in Virginia. I am told that I am not allowed to walk my leashed dog anywhere 'on campus' of our local community college which, they say, includes the parking lots. Their website only addresses ...
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Can unwritten administrative policies at a public college be enforced?

I am currently attending a two year college to get basic credits and then transfer to a university. I am going to be a computer science major, and am naturally a math enthusiast, but I already ...
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Universities - Public Area or Private Area in U.S.?

Can Universities irrespective of the fact that whether they are public or private universities can be considered as a public area ? Or can we consider it as a private area ? And so if they are ...
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Constitutional autonomy of the state university

Some years ago it was commonly said that the University of Minnesota has a certain degree of autonomy that other agencies of the state do not have, and one of the consequences was that it was less ...