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A Victory for Student Journalism at the City University of New York

Thursday, November 27th, 2008

The following comes via the “Community List” of Activist Attorney Ronald B. McGuire regarding a federal court ruling against a former President of City College who had the temerity to violate First Amendment rights of a student editor.

Tuesday, November 25, 11:42:27 EST 2008
Youngbloods, Elders and Friends:

After nearly eleven years of litigation, a federal judge has finally held that former City College President Yolanda T. Moses violated the First Amendment rights of the editor of a student newspaper and candidates for positions on a college student government when President Moses nullified the result sof a student government election because she concluded that a special election edition of a student newspaper was a student activity fee funded piece of campaign literature that unfairly favored a slate of candidates running in the student government election.