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Retired judges’ recusal proposal again tries to silence speech

By   /  January 12, 2017  /  First Amendment, Free Speech, Judiciary, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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The petition imposes a “tremendous burden on speech” for judges and those who support them in Wisconsin’s judicial elections, Esenberg said.

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Kentucky lawmaker targets due process, free speech on campus

By   /  January 9, 2017  /  Campus Culture, Education Blog, Free Speech  /  No Comments

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A Kentucky state legislator is pushing a pair of bills aimed at ensuring due process and free speech rights on college campuses in the Bluegrass State. State Rep. Wesley Morgan, a Richmond Republican, introduced a measure that would guarantee the right to counsel in campus proceedings for students facing expulsion or lengthy suspensions or expulsions. Four other […]

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Joe Doe lawsuit seeks to answer whether prosecutors have boundless immunity

By   /  January 6, 2017  /  Criminal Justice, First Amendment, Free Speech, Judiciary, News, Politics & Elections, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“Under the prosecutor’s theory, you can rape, pillage and loot because you have judicial supervision,” Rivkin said

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Nanny State of the Week: Pursuing porn in the Palmetto State

By   /  January 2, 2017  /  First Amendment, Free Speech, Nanny State of the Week, New York, News, Regulations, South Carolina, State Government  /  No Comments

Part 109 of 111 in the series Nanny State of the Week Some lawmakers in the Palmetto State apparently wants it to become the Palmetto Parent. South Carolina state Reps. Bill Chumley and Mike Burns have filed a bill that would require computer manufacturers or retailers to install and operate software that “renders obscenity inaccessible” […]

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Scariest person of 2016: No. 7-John ‘Doe’ Chisholm

By   /  December 27, 2016  /  Free Speech, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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The new year opens with a civil rights lawsuit alleging Chisholm and his partners committed some very scary crimes against liberty.

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John Doe probe will never be over for furious Democrats

By   /  December 26, 2016  /  Commentary, First Amendment, Free Speech, Judiciary, Politics & Elections, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Prosecutors spent years hounding conservatives, spying on them, raiding their homes, stealing their property and threatening to put them in jail if they said anything about the probe.

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