Category: Freedom of Speech

June 25, 2007

“Bong Hits 4 Jesus,” Just Not At School

Filed under: First Amendment,Freedom of Speech,Supreme Court - 25 Jun 2007

The supreme court ruled to limit students’ speech today, at least when it comes to pro-marijuana messages.

In 2002, Joseph Frederick unfurled a banner at a school-sanctioned event which read, “Bong Hits 4 Jesus.” Young Frederick was summarily …

May 21, 2007

Carter Qualifies Insult of Bush Administration

Filed under: Bush,Freedom of Speech,News - 21 May 2007

Hardly a topic of legal interest, I nevertheless find it amusing enough to note that Jimmy Carter has reached a compromise with himself on exactly how critical he should be of the Bush administration.

On Saturday a story was …

April 27, 2007

Imus’ Freedom of Speech Indeed – Nomenclature, Colloquialism & Reality

Filed under: Freedom of Speech - 27 Apr 2007

Though I find the seeds of a further discussion of the relation of Freedom and Liberty particularly interesting, and a large degree of Nomos’ blabbering making sense, and I find myself compelled to agree with much of the comments …

April 23, 2007

Imus & Freedom of Speech

Filed under: First Amendment,Freedom of Speech - 23 Apr 2007

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government