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First Amendment scholar David L. Hudson, Jr. explains how the First Amendment doesn’t always protect government workers.
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Federal Appeals Court Considers Facebook Posts a True Threat

A Wisconsin man learned the hard way that posting incendiary messages on Facebook about killing then-President Barack Obama can fall into the unprotected category of true threats.
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Federal Appeals Court Upholds Removal of College Student for Facebook Posts

A public college had the authority to remove a nursing student from its program for Facebook posts without violating the First Amendment, a federal appeals court has ruled. The decision
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