No. 74-2205.

519 F.2d 257 (1975)

Ed SCHIFF et al., Plaintiffs-Appellees, v. Kenneth R. WILLIAMS, individually and as former president of Florida Atlantic University and Glenwood G. Creech, as president of Florida Atlantic University, et al., Defendants-Appellants.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

September 17, 1975.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

James T. Schoenbrod, Miami, Fla., Charles E. Miner, Jr., Gen. Counsel, John D. Carlson, State of Fla. Board of Education, Tallahassee, Fla., for defendants-appellants.

John L. Parker, Jr., West Palm Beach, Fla., for plaintiffs-appellees.

Before GOLDBERG, CLARK and GEE, Circuit Judges.

CLARK, Circuit Judge:

Three students brought suit against the president of Florida Atlantic University alleging that he had dismissed them from their positions as editors of the school newspaper in violation of their First Amendment rights. The district court found in favor of the students, ordered them reinstated, and awarded them back pay, compensatory damages, and attorneys' fees. We affirm the decision insofar as it grants back pay and compensatory damages, but...


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