Douglas Lee commentaries/analyses


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Hosty case may save public college press freedom
By Douglas Lee 7th Circuit refuses to apply Supreme Court's Hazelwood restrictions on high school press at university level.   04.18.03

Suing over satire? Let's be reasonable
By Douglas Lee State appeals court doesn't give Texans much credit for knowing the difference between real news and satire.   05.28.02

When judges act as editors, public loses out
By Douglas Lee 2001 closes with three disparate decisions by trial judges with seemingly common goal of blocking public's right to know.   01.01.02

White supremacist gets good news in midst of setback
By Douglas Lee Illinois high court decision supporting solicitors' First Amendment rights could boost Matthew Hale, other fringe fund-raisers.   11.27.01

Anonymous speech tough to pull off in trying times
By Douglas Lee We need to resist the temptation to silence those we cannot see and do not know.   10.30.01

Courts employ faulty logic to embrace 'civic prayer'
By Douglas Lee But flawed reasoning doesn’t mean that prayer or other religious speech should be barred from village halls or other public places.   09.29.01

It all adds up to loss for First Amendment
By Douglas Lee Whether critics of Texas town’s new math curriculum win or lose federal suit, dispute will teach schools how to squelch dissent — and get away with it.   08.28.01

Illinois attorneys should stand up for avowed racist
By Douglas Lee First Amendment rights of lawyers shouldn’t be sacrificed on altar of political correctness.   07.24.01