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How freedom of speech is under assault on many American college and university campuses.
State justices say Habib Sadid’s firing for violating protocol for criticism of administrators was justified, therefore he is not entitled to unemployment benefits.
State appeals court says public’s right to know outweighs privacy of former medical school employee who was allowed to quietly resign after a personnel dispute.
After Newtown massacre, history professor Erik Loomis tweeted that he wanted National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre’s ‘head on a stick.’
Cynthia Dixon had argued that she wrote opinion piece in Toledo newspaper as a private citizen, not on behalf of the university.
First Amendment advocates, however, have challenged some campus campaigns out of concern that such programs muzzle unpopular speech in the name of tolerance and diversity.
Judges say they have ‘little trouble’ finding constitutional violations on the part of university officials, who are accused of arbitrarily restricting a conservative-leaning student newspaper’s distribution.
Unless the Justice Department appeals and wins, Boston College will not have to hand over interviews recorded with a convicted Irish Republican Army bomber.
The invocations are nonsectarian, officials tell Freedom From Religion Foundation; elsewhere, a Pennsylvania school board decides to stop opening meetings with prayer.
Retired state judge says Michael Mann’s e-mails are exempt from the Virginia Freedom of Information Act.
After Colorado high court grants university regents immunity, Ward Churchill’s attorney says they’ll take free-speech claim to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Assembly-passed resolution angers advocates for Muslim students, who say it goes too far and constitutes an attack on students’ free speech.
Mary Cesar had received a letter threatening legal action because some of her hand-decorated cakes and cookies carried Alabama-related images.
The board ‘met all the key points we asked for,’ says former editor-in-chief, who was among the student workers who walked out last week over concern control of Red & Black was being taken from them.
Court to release some routine documents, but key records, including the arrest affidavit that outlines law enforcement’s case against accused Aurora shooter, is to remain sealed.