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Am I wrong to assert that I was punished with no chance to defend myself?

I received an email from my University stating that I cannot speak to an entire department for the rest of my studies, because I have been sending this department too many emails and phone calls and ...
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Ownership of video lecture

Due to the pandemic, my university moves all classes online. This is a new situation and the administration is not well-prepared for this (which is understandable). I will give lectures online, in one ...
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What rights do students of public universities have regarding professional misconduct / lack of rule enforcement?

I’ll try to keep the story short, but the university I attend has recently had a tense situation arise between a professor and a student. The professor clearly broke the University’s own rules on ...
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Overly Broad Sports Facility Liability Waiver

The University of California, Berkeley introduced a new liability waiver this Fall Semester. If students refuse to sign the waiver, they'll be barred from using the campus gym and other sports ...
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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 whether they are public or private universities be considered a public area? If they are considered a private area: Can they deny anybody from entering their ...
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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 ...