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Student speech under fire under Sotomayor?

Let’s take a look at the implications of Sotomayor’s ruling in the 2008 Doninger v. Niehoff.   This ruling relies on the 2007 Supreme Court decision in Morse v. Frederick, better known as the “Bong Hits for Jesus” case.  Joseph Frederick … Continue reading

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On Sotomayor and censorship: First the bad news…

Judge Sonia Sotomayor’s record of First Amendment cases has been under scrutiny since President Obama nominated her to the Supreme Court last week.  Let’s start with the bad news: In Doninger v. Niehoff (2008)*, Sotomayor was part of a panel … Continue reading

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