“Why not give deference (to university discipline)? Because, after all, they’re the university, and they have to provide for the safety of their students.”
— Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Paul H. Anderson to the attorney representing Amanda Tatro, a University of Minnesota mortuary-science student disciplined over possibly disturbing comments she made on Facebook involving a cadaver.
The Court heard arguments on the case yesterday.
Read the full Pioneer Press story here.
About the blogger
Alex Friedrich reports on higher education issues for MPR News. Among the stories he has covered: the fall of the Berlin Wall, aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, 2003 Moscow suicide bombing and 2004 presidential elections in the Republic of Georgia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and a master’s in European political economy from the London School of Economics.