School discipline

FILE - In this May 2, 2016, file photo Marquette University professor John McAdams speaks at a news conference in Milwaukee. The Wisconsin Supreme Court is expected to rule Friday, July 6, 2018, on whether Marquette was correct to fire the conservative professor who wrote a blog post criticizing a student instructor whom he believed shut down discussion against gay marriage. McAdams sued the private Catholic school in 2016, arguing that he lost his job for exercising freedom of speech. (Mike De Sisti/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP, File)
July 06, 2018 - 9:19 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled Friday that Marquette University shouldn't have fired a conservative professor over his blog post that criticized a student instructor he believed shut down discussion about opposition to gay marriage. The ruling concluded that the Catholic school...
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First lady Melania Trump arrives at McAllen Miller International Airport in McAllen, Texas, Thursday, June 21, 2018, to visit the Ursula Border Patrol Processing Center and the Upbring New Hope Children Center run by the Lutheran Social Services of the South. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
June 21, 2018 - 12:52 pm
McALLEN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on Melania Trump's visit to a Texas facility housing migrant children (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Third-graders at a facility housing migrant children separated from their parents welcomed first lady Melania Trump with a large paper American flag they'd signed...
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Yue Jiang is shown in large photographs at a memorial over two years after her death in Tempe, Ariz. on Monday, June 11, 2018. The family of 19-year-old Yeu Jiang traveled from China to Arizona this week to plead with a judge to reject a deal that prosecutors made with suspect Holly Davis that reduces her charges. (AP Photo/Astrid Galvan)
June 15, 2018 - 2:49 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The family of a Chinese college student came to Arizona to tearfully plead for harsh punishment against the woman who shot the 19-year-old to death after a minor car crash, but a judge honored a plea agreement Friday to send her to prison for 25 years. Holly Davis, 34, was initially...
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June 11, 2018 - 5:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — University of Michigan policies prohibiting harassment and bullying on campus are unconstitutional and cannot be enforced, the Justice Department said Monday in siding with a free-speech group that has challenged the school in court. The Trump administration argued that the school...
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June 08, 2018 - 2:10 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nine black former and current University of Minnesota football players who say their rights were violated in a sexual misconduct investigation sued the school on Friday, alleging they are victims of racial and gender discrimination. The federal lawsuit stems from the university's...
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White nationalist Matthew Heimbach is led away in handcuffs on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 in Louisville, Kentucky, after a judge ruled that he violated the probation he was serving for physically harassing a protester at a 2016 Donald Trump campaign rally. Heimbach was arrested in March on battery charges after a domestic incident in Paoli, Indiana. (AP Photo/Dylan Lovan)
May 15, 2018 - 5:18 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Led from a courtroom in handcuffs Tuesday, one of the nation's most recognizable white nationalists will have 38 days behind bars to ponder the dizzying demise of the group he led before his arrest exposed a bizarre sex scandal. Matthew Heimbach's jail sentence for a...
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FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, file photo, a Capitol Police officer guards his post, on Capitol Hill in Washington. The U.S. Capitol Police are among the seven winners of this year's Jefferson Muzzles, tongue-in-cheek awards bestowed annually by a free-speech group. The Charlottesville, Virginia-based Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression announced the "winners" on Sunday, May 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
May 06, 2018 - 10:30 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Texas principal accused of expelling a student who stayed seated during the Pledge of Allegiance and a Utah high school accused of censoring its student newspaper have been bestowed Jefferson Muzzles, tongue-in-cheek awards from a free-speech group. The Charlottesville,...
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In this May 2, 2018 photo director Roman Polanski appears at an international film festival, where he promoted his latest film, "Based on a True Story," in Krakow, Poland. Polanski was expelled this week from membership in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which organizers the Oscars, for unlawful sex with a minor 41 years ago. (AP Photo)
May 04, 2018 - 6:00 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Until Thursday, Roman Polanski had been a film academy member for over 40 years since pleading guilty to unlawful sex with a minor in 1977. In his 40 years as a fugitive the "Chinatown" and "Rosemary's Baby" filmmaker had been nominated for three additional Oscars, one for "Tess...
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In this combination photo, Bill Cosby speaks to an audience on the campus of University of the District of Columbia in Washington on May 16, 2006 , left, and director Roman Polanski appears at the photo call for the film, "Based On A True Story," at the 70th international film festival, Cannes, southern France on May 27, 2017. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Board of Governors has voted to expel Cosby and Polanski from its membership. The film academy said Thursday that its board of governors met Tuesday night and voted on their status in accordance with their Standards of Conduct. (AP Photo)
May 03, 2018 - 9:21 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The organization that bestows the Academy Awards said Thursday that it has expelled two prominent members convicted of sexual offenses, Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski, from its membership. It's the first major decision since the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences...
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