Valedictorian Claims High School Censored Graduation SpeechAn Illinois high school valedictorian has hired a lawyer after claiming school officials demanded he remove all religious references from his graduation speech.
Judge To Rule On Minnesota's Long-Term Sex Offender ProgramA federal judge is scheduled to rule Wednesday on the constitutionality of Minnesota's sex offender program. Sex offenders sued the state in 2011 because almost no one has been discharged.
Teen, School Reach $70K Settlement Over Facebook PostA Minnesota teenager, who initially got in trouble for a Facebook post, now has $70,000 from her school. In 2011, sixth grader Riley Stratton wrote on her Facebook page that she hated her teacher's aide at a Minnewaska school. According to a complaint, Stratton was forced to turn over her email and Facebook passwords to administrators.
Religious Leaders Divided On MN Gay Marriage AmendmentMore than 100 religious leaders Thursday launched an effort to defeat a proposed constitutional amendment in Minnesota to define marriage as the union of a man and a woman.
Appeals Court Rules Against GOP Convention LawsuitA federal appeals court Friday said police acted reasonably as it upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by 32 people who say their constitutional rights were violated when they were arrested during a protest outside the 2008 Republican National Convention in St. Paul.