Responding to an ACLU lawsuit, a federal judge in Detroit has concluded that the NSA's warrantless surveillance of international e-mail and telephone calls involving people in the U.S. is illegal and unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Anna Diggs Taylor ordered an immediate stop to the program, which she said violates the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, the Fourth Amendment, and (because of its chilling effect on the speech of people worried about the surveillance) the First Amendment. Her opinion is here.
The new framework aims to keep everyone learning at the same level for as long as possible.
Punishing players for kneeling, or not kneeling, is a First Amendment violation at public universities.
“Our only job today, is to give the law’s terms their ordinary meanings and, in that small way, ensure that the federal government does not exceed its statutory license.”