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Facebook "Like" as 1st Am. Speech: The Appeal

Does a Facebook "Like" constitute speech for the purposes of the 1st Amendment? In April, a federal judge in Virginia concluded that it did not in Bland v. Roberts (E.D. Va. Apr. 24, 2012) . Many legal spectators, including me, disagreed with the holding and speculated that the decision would...

Remember that Professor Who Compared 9/11 Victims to Nazis?

Remember Ward Churchill? He is best known for his "scholarly" work calling the people killed in the World Trade Center on 9/11 "little Eichmanns" ( this Eichmann , the Nazi). The University of Colorado subsequently investigated him and found that he had plagiarized writings, fabricated...