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Patrick Crosby, a 58-year-old student, was detained by campus police for viewing MySpace profiles on the library computer.  The officer referred to MySpace as a kid’s site and stated it was inappropriate for Crosby to be visiting the site.  Crosby brought suit against the school, arguing that the school’s conduct violated state law prohibiting school from disciplining students for conduct protected by the First Amendment.  The trial court agreed.  On appeal, however, the California appellate court affirmed the decision, but refused to hold the school policy unconstitutional.  For a full account of this story, click here.


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