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Student group sues after members arrested for handing out copies of Constitution

By   /  January 18, 2017  /  Campus Culture, Education, Federal government, First Amendment, Judiciary, Michigan, National, News  /  No Comments

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Free speech policies at Kellogg Community College prevent students from handing out pocket Constitutions in advantageous areas of campus.

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10 questions for Betsy DeVos about the mood on campus

By   /  January 17, 2017  /  Campus Culture, Commentary, Education, Federal Government, First Amendment, National  /  No Comments

Betsy DeVos will have her hands full at the Education Department, including promoting free expression and the importance of due process.

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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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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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Student forced to lobby for progressive policies is still fighting back

By   /  January 6, 2017  /  Campus Culture, Education, First Amendment, News, Rhode Island  /  No Comments

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Should all social workers be liberal?

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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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