Tag Archives: Political Expression

Niche-Niche: Wikipedia refuses to remove content contrary to German lawyer’s cease and desist letters

The First Amendment provides American-based websites with the freedom to report on newsworthy events, including those that happen in other countries to citizens of other countries. Yet, the global nature of the Internet opens it up to legal challenges from … Continue reading

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Under Pressure from Police, Parole Board Stops Levasseur from Speaking at UMass Amherst

After being dis-invited upon pressure from Governor Deval Patrick and then re-invited by a faculty group, Ray Luc Levasseur is now stopped from speaking at The University of Massachusetts – Amherst because his parole board refused to let him leave … Continue reading

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Ward Churchill’s firing upheld. NCAC Executive Director on Churchill and protecting controversial speech

A court Tuesday upheld the University of Colorado’s firing of professor Ward Churchill after controversy arose from his essay which referred to victims of the 9/11 attacks as “little Eichmanns.” Judge Larry Naves ruled that Churchill would neither get his … Continue reading

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Musical Theatre Drama: The Scott Eckern Saga

Artistic director of California Musical Theatre, Scott Eckern, resigned Monday after his donation towards Proposition 8 – which will overturn gay marriage in California – was disclosed. Following the discovery of his $1000 contribution, many in the theatre community began … Continue reading

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