Blind Trombonist

Eryk Radical, a blind trombonist and music student at Georgia State University, sued the Atlanta Police Department and Fulton County Sheriff’s Office in federal court, claiming they illegally harassed, arrested and imprisoned him for playing his trombone in public, which is “explicitly allowed … under local municipal and county codes.”

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Students Find Success With First Amendment Battles Over College Fees

College students in San Diego County saw two court victories this summer in First Amendment cases challenging how mandatory student fees are allocated by schools. It’s a trend legal experts say will continue as alternative student groups challenge who gets access to funds raised by students, with lack of funding amounting to censorship.

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