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Kansas Court of Appeals mulls case of expelled University of Kansas student
The case of the University of Kansas (KU) and Navid Yeasin is now in the hands of the Kansas Court of Appeals. Yeasin was expelled and banned from the KU campus in November 2013 for violating an order to not contact an ex-girlfriend by tweeting a series of derogatory and threatening comments about her. Yeasin filed a lawsuit against KU challenging his expulsion in 2014. KU defended its action against Yeasin citing its Student Code of Conduct, which states students can be punished for policy violations that occur “while on university premises or at university sponsored or supervised events.” Last fall, Douglas County District Judge Robert Fairchild ruled KU did not have the jurisdiction to expel Yeasin due to the lack of evidence that the incidents that led to his expulsion occurred on campus. KU appealed the ruling and Yeasin remains expelled while the appeal is being heard. The Kansas Court of Appeals heard oral arguments this month, but issued no decision. A decision is expected later this summer.
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