June 10, 2014
by William Hibbitts
Florida Governor Rick Scott signed a bill on Monday allowing undocumented students living in Florida to receive in-state college tuition rates. HB 851 will go into effect on July 1. Florida's House of Representatives approved the bill by a vote of 84-32 in May. Upon signing, Scott issued a ...[read more]
May 1, 2014
by Bradley McAllister
Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring wrote a letter to the state's public colleges and universities on Tuesday declaring that undocumented children who qualify under the US Department of Homeland Security's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program will be eligible for in-state ...[read more]
April 9, 2014
by Josh Guckert
JURIST Guest Columnist Aubry Dicks, University of Richmond School of Law, Class of 2014, discusses recent decisions by the National Labor Relations Board concerning student athletes' rights to unionize...In January, the National College Players Association (NCPA) filed a petition on behalf of ...[read more]
March 26, 2014
by Emily Kinkead
JURIST Guest Columnists William L. Laufer, Laurence J. Cutler, and John J. Harper, J.S.C. (retired) of Laufer, Dalena, Cadicina, Jensen & Boyd, LLC, comment on the unique issues presented by the case of Rachel Canning, the eighteen year old who filed suit against her parents for financial ...[read more]
December 21, 2013
by Elizabeth LaForgia
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed a controversial immigration bill Friday that will allow students in the country illegally to be eligible for in-state rates to attend state colleges, effective immediately. Christie's administration and the state senate reached a compromise on what has ...[read more]
May 8, 2013
by Daniel Mullen
The Louisiana Supreme Court decided 6-1 on Tuesday to strike down a law which funds school tuition vouchers for private schools. The court held that the law's diversion of funds from the Minimum Foundation Program (MFP) to non-public schools violated Article VIII, Section 13(B) of the Louisiana ...[read more]
April 30, 2013
by Sydney Normil
Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed a bill into law on Monday allowing undocumented immigrant students to attend public universities at the same tuition rate as in-state residents. The Advancing Students for a Stronger Economy Tomorrow (ASSET) law requires students to have attended high ...[read more]
April 4, 2013
by Addison Morris
Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber signed a bill Tuesday allowing undocumented immigrants to attend public universities at the same tuition rate as in-state residents. The law requires that in order to qualify for these lowered rates, students must have attended high school in Oregon for at least ...[read more]
January 16, 2013
by Kyle Webster
On January 16, 2009, the US Supreme Court granted certiorari in six cases, including a case concerning the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). The case examined whether IDEA permits a tuition reimbursement award for a student unilaterally placed in private school by parents from a ...[read more]
January 10, 2013
by Brandon Gatto
The American Civil Liberties Union of New Hampshire (ACLU) and Americans United for Separation of Church and State (AU) on Wednesday challenged the constitutionality of a tuition tax-credit program designed to divert taxpayer money to private religious schools across the state. According to the ...[read more]

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