... they apparently shed it well before the schoolhouse gate.
before UK independent press standards tribunal.
I, however, do not apologize.
Don't the authorities have better things to do with their time right now?
Wake Forest Dean Apologizes for Constitutional Law Professor's Quoting the Word "Nigger" from a Leading Supreme Court Case
A word that appears >10,000 times in court cases, in a wide range of fields -- yet some insist that law professors not be allowed to quote it.
The plaintiffs are claiming, among other things, "group libel."
"At a time when hate and bias incidents are on the rise, it is crucial that the state not remove these types of prohibitions that deter or punish this unacceptable behavior."
Connecticut Racial Ridicule Prosecution: One Student Agrees to Probation, the Other's Case Is Still Pending
This is the case in which two students were walking near UConn student housing, loudly shouting "nigger" (apparently after having decided that loudly shouting "penis" wasn't good enough).
This latest social media freakout has prompted a formal military investigation.
After a series of alleged hate crimes, activists say they don't feel safe on campus.
The comedian thinks misleading information on social media is ruining society. That's a bit rich, coming from him.
Former Time Editor and CEO of Constitution Center (!) Wants To Cancel First Amendment, Pass Hate Speech Laws
Freedom of expression is under attack from politicians, activists, and, saddest of all, journalists who benefit most from it.
Most respondents, especially millennials, favored viewpoint-based censorship, suppression of "hurtful or offensive" speech in certain contexts, and legal penalties for wayward news organizations.
I have an op-ed about this today in the N.Y. Daily News.
The case vividly illustrates how hate crime laws punish people for the views they express.
The move would violate the First Amendment.
Plus: 8chan called before Congress, data privacy bill hits a snag, and more...
Companies should forced neither to help spread offensive speech nor to suppress it.
Plus: the trouble with "national conservatism," the decline of the mortgage interest deduction, and more...
Donald Trump is far from the only person who doesn't understand the Bill of Rights.
Resist when politicians declare that speech (even radical speech) is a “threat to our democracy.”
Seems like a pretty clear First Amendment violation, even if the name is viewed as an offensive reference to illegal aliens (which the corporate owners apparently don't intend).
That's the legal theory behind a case just filed by prosecutors in Ohio.
Will a thirst to punish Silicon Valley destroy our liberty?
We make a mistake when we think outliers somehow represent who we are as a country.
Please share it widely -- there will be at least nine more in the upcoming months.
Episode 2 of Free Speech Rules by UCLA Law Professor Eugene Volokh
What constitutes a hate group isn't objective or easily defined, and Portland's resolution makes no attempt to clarify.
Author and sex worker Maggie McNeill was suspended from Twitter Tuesday for a hyperbolic comment about burning the White House down.
"[SUNY] Purchase College student Gunnar Hassard was arraigned in Harrison Town Court for Aggravated Harassment in the First Degree, a class E felony, for hanging posters with Nazi symbolism in areas of the campus."
What should the culture of free speech, free expression, and ownership look like on our social media platforms?
N.Y. Appellate Court Reverses Injunction Against Online Tabloid's Publishing "Images Depicting … Lynching in Association with Plaintiff"
The latest in the Brummer v. Wey (TheBlot) litigation, brought by Prof. Christopher Brummer, a former Obama nominee for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
Social media can shame them and the school can punish them, but the police shouldn't intervene.
Anti-hate speech laws have gone too far.