Monday, October 18, 2010

Court Says U. of Calgary Students Who Criticized Professors on Facebook Are Protected

An Alberta court has ruled that students who criticize their professors online are protected from university sanctions by Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedom according to a report in the Calgary Herald. The precedent-setting ruling by Justice Jo’Anne Strekaf says that when universities try to suppress the free speech of students, the students’ right to speak is protected.

Complete story here.

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