Jeff Sessions announces 27 leak investigations

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced recently that the Department of Justice (DOJ) is currently investigating 27 leaks of classified information. While Sessions declined to discuss details of the investigations and what those leaks might entail, journalists and newsrooms across the nation are worried that they may be at risk. Sessions' announcement follows the Trump administration's... Continue Reading →

University of Wisconsin approves punishment of student protestors in new First Amendment rule

The University of Wisconsin approved a rule that would punish students for disrupting and/or protesting speeches and presentations on campus. The rule, which awaits implementation and signage by Governor Scott Walker, mandates that student protestors who disrupt speeches and presentations may be subject to suspension and possibly even expulsion. The University of Wisconsin will suspend... Continue Reading →

On the “Right to Be Let Alone”

In Chapter 5 of Freedom for the Thought That We Hate, author Anthony Lewis discusses the various issues Americans face when it comes to the intersection of freedom and privacy. Justices Louis D. Brandeis and Samuel D. Warren wrote “The Right to Privacy,” an article published in 1890 by the Harvard Law Review (pg. 68).... Continue Reading →

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