This week, the appeals court agreed with the district court in dismissing the Turkish group's claims.
The appeals court rejected the Turkish Coalition of America's comparison to other cases in which school boards removed books from libraries. "Here, in contrast, 'the spectrum of available knowledge' for students at the university was unaffected," the ruling said. "There is no allegation that the defendants impaired students' access to the TCA website on a university-provided internet system."
It also found that the group's defamation claims failed.
In a statement, the U's general counsel Mark Rotenberg said the decision "confirms the right of universities and their faculty to offer scholarly criticism and critique on websites without fear of legal exposure."
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