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Court: Politicians who block citizens on social media violate 1st Amendment

Enlarge (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images) A federal appeals court in Virginia ruled unanimously Monday that a county official who blocked a citizen from accessing her official Facebook page is in violation of the First Amendment. The case—which was heard before the 4th … Continue reading

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Anti-Choice Politicians Are Taking Direct Aim at Roe v. Wade

Ohio is trying to ban abortion, and it won’t be the last state to do so. Anti-abortion politicians wasted no time going after Roe v. Wade after the midterm elections. Last week, the Ohio House of Representatives passed a ban on … Continue reading

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CAN’T STOP THE SIGNAL: Gun Controllers, Politicians and Judges Think They Can Stop the Free Flow of…

CAN’T STOP THE SIGNAL: Gun Controllers, Politicians and Judges Think They Can Stop the Free Flow of Information. They’re Wrong. Read more detail on Recent Law Professor posts –

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Politicians fear for safety as threats against US Congress skyrocket

WASHINGTON — Rep. Barry Loudermilk of Georgia bought body armor. Rep. Gregg Harper hired armed security guards for events back home in Mississippi. And Rep. Dan Dovonan fortified his Brooklyn and Staten Island offices with security cameras and buzzer systems. … Continue reading

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Paper – Can Fact-checking Prevent Politicians from Lying?

Can Fact-checking Prevent Politicians from Lying? Chloe Lim, May 17, 2018. “Abstract – Journalists now regularly trumpet fact-checking as an important tool to hold politicians accountable for their public statements, but fact checking’s effect has only been assessed anecdotally and … Continue reading

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