Ken Paulson commentaries

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Time, healing bring renewed perspective on the First Amendment
By Ken Paulson 2003 State of the First Amendment survey finds Americans' support for free speech returning after period of fear amid war against terror.   07.31.03

From O.J. to Kobe: Open records offer facts amid frenzy
By Ken Paulson Sealing records in Bryant rape case means credible information gets locked away while rumors swarm across the country.   07.27.03

No easy answers in war on spam
By Ken Paulson Any communication enjoys some degree of First Amendment protection; so restrictions on spam must combat actual harm, not just annoyance.   07.13.03

Filters and freedom: Why the Supreme Court upheld library limits
By Ken Paulson Justices said patrons could simply ask to have Net filters turned off if legitimate material is blocked, but that's not what the law actually says.   06.29.03

Patriotism and politics: the rush to rewrite the Constitution
By Ken Paulson Proposal to ban flag-burning wouldn't just be a resolution or even a law that could be struck down — this proposal would be a permanent constitutional amendment curtailing our basic freedom to protest.   06.15.03

Jayson Blair scandal: larger lesson for America's news media
By Ken Paulson Newspapers that respond promptly to reader complaints and publish corrections when warranted truly honor the First Amendment.   06.01.03

Lessons learned: setting speech free on campus
By Ken Paulson Western Illinois University does the right thing in abolishing its 'free-speech zone' policy limiting student speech.   05.18.03

Stax and free speech: Giving voice to a new generation
By Ken Paulson When free speech comes with a rhythm section, we’re all the better for it.   05.04.03