Awesome post by Frank LaMonte from the SPLC wordpress site.
"When colleges conceal records they know are rightfully public, it’s usually an exercise in public-relations image control. So it’s only appropriate to hit habitually obstructionist colleges where it hurts: Right in the reputation.
If Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Hester Prynne can be forced to carry the scarlet “A” as punishment for marital infidelity, then perhaps a comparable penalty is in order for colleges that are unfaithful to their duties under open-records law.
Student news organizations are making a start …” (click the link and read the rest!)