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April 23, 2010
TOP NEWS

Nashville to host copyright conference

News release Members of the U.S. Copyright Office will hold daylong discussions at the First Amendment Center April 29.
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OTHER HEADLINES


Obama administration to appeal ruling against prayer day
In related news, Pentagon rescinds invitation to evangelist Franklin Graham to speak on National Day of Prayer because of comments about Islam. 04.23.10

Ky. high court: Baptist university can't keep state funds
Majority upholds trial judge's decision, finding $11 million appropriation by state lawmakers violated state constitution. 04.23.10

Wash. jury sides with district in fight over school newspaper story
Four students claimed their reputations were ruined when Emerald Ridge High School's JagWire included their names, sexual histories in story about oral sex. 04.23.10

Comedy Central censored 'South Park' segment, producers say
Trey Parker, Matt Stone say network removed speech about intimidation and fear from show after radical Muslim group warned that they could be killed for insulting Prophet Muhammad. 04.23.10

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ANALYSIS/COMMENTARY

4th Circuit fumbles decision on liquor ads in campus newspapers
By Douglas Lee Majority almost entirely ignores 3rd Circuit decision in similar case, which was written by current Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito. 04.22.10

Stevens’ 10 worst First Amendment opinions
By David L. Hudson Jr. Retiring justice didn't always come down on the side of free expression. 04.22.10

Blog: Free speech doesn't depend on 'social benefits'
By Gene Policinski Supreme Court's Stevens ruling affirms danger of letting government act as censor, even with best intentions. 04.21.10

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