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Tragedy at Virginia Tech
As many Torch readers undoubtedly already know, as of this time another shooting has taken place at Virginia Tech, leaving two dead, including one police officer. At FIRE, our hearts go out to the victims of another senseless tragedy at a campus still scarred from the last one.
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Congress should require the government to disclose its communications with social media companies about user speech
Strong legislation is required to assure the American people that government officials are not abusing their power to censor online expression.
Stanford’s Gerald Gunther warned against campus limits on free speech three decades ago — First Amendment News 373
Professor Collins provides insight into the Stanford shoutdown of a federal judge through the example of Stanford Law School’s renowned constitutionalist Gerald Gunther (1927-2002), who predicted the problem that today has engulfed his law school.
SPFI hotline: Does the paper own the copyright?
When a staffer submits an article, photo, or other content to a student publication, who owns the copyright?