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Judge upholds Cal State tuition increase

A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge on Wednesday refused to block a tuition increase approved by California State University trustees at a raucous meeting last month that was disrupted by protesters.

Judge Abraham Khan ruled that the chaotic Nov. 16 session in which the meeting was halted and reconvened in another room  did not appear to violate government open meeting laws despite criticism that the public and press were denied access.

Cal State Los Angeles student Robert Bates had sought a preliminary injunction preventing the imposition of the fee hike for fall 2012, arguing that the 9-6 vote was illegal.

Bates, a graduate student, expressed disappointment at the ruling but said he intends to press on with the case. Another hearing is scheduled for March.

-- Carla Rivera

 
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