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Update On KU Student Expelled For Tweets

Last November, a University of Kansas student was expelled for posting derogatory tweets about his ex-girlfriend and fellow KU student. The case went to the Kansas Court of Appeals which last week handed down its ruling, finding for that student and ordering his reinstatement.


  • Terence Leibold, of Pete Fish Law, is the attorney representing the student at the heart of this matter, Navid Yeasin.
  • Joseph Storch is the Associate Counsel with the Office of General Counsel for the State University of New York.

In light of this case, KCUR's Central Standard examined whether social media is part of the campus environment that universities are obligated to keep safe. Hear that discussion at kcur.org/centralstandard.

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