President Trump announced plans for an executive order that would deny federal research funds to universities that do not support free speech.
Imagine a world in which the great majority has no respect for facts or for truth of any sort, where ideological convictions rule almost everyone’s understanding of the world, where truth has become an endangered rhetorical species on the brink of extinction.
Ortega tightens grip on power amid widespread rebellion.
“As the supper [in May 1939] progressed, I found myself revising my previous concept of [Franklin D. Roosevelt]... I had long admired him for his sagacious statesmanship. Hearing him in this informal atmosphere, I realized how much I had idealized him. He was as neither wise nor as proud as I had supposed him...
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The law has limits to changing hearts and minds.
Apparently, Thomas Jefferson wrote something that Facebook finds offensive.
On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in favor of Mark Janus.
This was the right result in this case, but the Court has done little to provide meaningful guidance as free exercise and free speech clash with public accommodation statutes making sexual orientation a protected classification.
Proposed legislation, AB-2943, making its way through the California legislature, is the latest example of why east coast folks see California as the land of fruit and nuts.
In Matal v. Tam, the Supreme Court handed down an important First Amendment decision. This case dealt with a band’s application for federal trademark registration of the band’s name, “The Slants.” The Patent and Trademark Office (“PTO”) denied the application based on 15 U.S.C. 1052(a), which prohibits the registration of trademarks that may “disparage ....
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