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[Eugene Volokh] Universities May Have Duty to Block Students' Access to Sites That Carry Supposedly "Harassing" Statements About Students

A bad decision from the Fourth Circuit, aptly criticized by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education.The 2-to-1 decision is today's Feminist Majority Foundation v. Hurley (the University of Mary Washington case). I'm traveling, and thus won't have time to … Continue reading

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[Eugene Volokh] Unconstitutional "Hate Speech" Prosecution in New York

"[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."The Westchester County D.A.'s office announced: [SUNY] … Continue reading

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[Eugene Volokh] E-Mails With Graphic Anti-Gun Messages, Sent to Gun Rights Activist, Weren't Threats

So holds a federal court, concluding that such e-mails with photos of gun crime victims, coupled with statements such as "Thought you should see a few photos of handiwork of the assault rifles you support," were protected by the First … Continue reading

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[Eugene Volokh] New Article on Compelled Speech, Forthcoming in the Duke Law Journal

I'd love to have people's comments this week, since I owe the journal a final draft Saturday the 24th.You can see a draft here, but here's the Introduction: Speech compulsions, the Court has often held, are as constitutionally suspect as … Continue reading

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[Eugene Volokh] No, Government Boycotts of Nike Aren't Constitutional

The government may not discriminate against businesses because of the political views the business (or its spokesman) has expressed.GoLocalProv News reports that the town council of a Providence-area town "voted 3-2 in favor of a resolution Monday night requesting the … Continue reading

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