We Once Went “MAD” for the Magazine — and It Was Fun and Funny

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The world is soon going to be a little bit less MAD — and the poorer for it.
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An Anything Goes Approach to Trademarks: The FUCT Clothing Line

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Lack of a trademark does not stop clothing manufacturers from using a brand name such as “FUCT,” but does deny certain benefits, such as protection from imitators.
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Let’s Get ‘Mad as Hell’ about the Vital Information We Won’t Get to See

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A democratic republic based in the ultimate authority of an informed electorate requires the highest degree of government transparency.
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We Know More About the First Amendment — For the Wrong Reasons

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When our freedoms are under attack, we pay attention and push back.
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New Assange Charges Raise Two First Amendment Alarms

Julian Assange

We know journalism when we see, read or hear it, not when a government official tells us.
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Defending all of us by Defending a Free Press

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We should all be concerned when journalists are prevented from representing us when and where news occurs.
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Two Champions of Freedom Now Gone From Us: Keith, Lugar

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Damon Keith. Richard Lugar. Two American citizens whose lives and commitment to freedom and the United States made differences for all of us.
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Losing our Core Freedoms by Not Knowing We Have Them

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In 2019, widespread ignorance of our core freedoms and how our government functions is just plain dangerous.
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Journalists May be Stuck with Assange’s First Amendment Defense

Julian Assange

Journalists are the watchdogs by which we all can know information improperly classified, withheld for political gain or around which legitimate debate should occur.
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American University’s Washington College of Law Wins 2019 Moot Court Competition

Abigail Kittridge and Stephen Moss of American University’s Washington College of Law were the winning team in the March 22-23 competition.
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