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Vaclav Havel,
former president, Czech Republic, 1989

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May 11, 2009
ANALYSIS

How free is student speech?

By David L. Hudson Jr. Despite 40 years of rulings addressing student expression, questions remain.
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OTHER HEADLINES


Ky. agency: White separatists can 'Adopt-A-Highway'
National Alliance coordinator said state's initial response to cancel contract was knee-jerk reaction to bad publicity. 05.10.09

Okla. student board accuses regents of censorship
In letter to chancellor of higher education, members of student advisory panel say regents' staff altered their work, violated state's Open Meeting Act. 05.09.09

Okla. House OKs adding commandments monument to Capitol
On National Day of Prayer, lawmakers endorse measure 83-2, sending it to Senate for final passage. 05.08.09

Divided 6th Circuit panel sides with UAW in dispute over dues
Jeffrey Reed claimed union failed to reasonably accommodate his religious objections to assisting the organization. 05.08.09

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ANALYSIS/COMMENTARY

Around the globe, religious freedom under assault
By Charles C. Haynes 2009 report from the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom should be required reading for policymakers in Washington, D.C., elsewhere. 05.10.09

5th Circuit: Garcetti doesn't apply to elected officials' speech
By David L. Hudson Jr. Court sends case challenging Texas' open-meetings law back to district court for pre-Garcetti First Amendment analysis. 05.06.09

High court turns deaf ear to prison-music case
By David L. Hudson Jr. Justices won't consider Pennsylvania inmate's free-expression challenge of closure of prison program. 05.05.09

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