Author: Student Contributor

The Age of Actors Will Out: First Amendment Protection for Disclosing Hollywood Birthdays

By Andrew Jadick (Rutgers Law student) On February 22, 2017, a US District Court issued a ruling invalidating a law making it illegal for the website IMDB to publish the ages of actors. This law was enacted by the California

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Silencing EPA Science

By Lindsey Stiles (Rutgers Law Student) White House directives put a muzzle on federal agencies as landing teams were put in place to manage agency re-alignment with the incoming Administration’s political agenda.  These so-called “gag orders” halted external communication, prohibiting

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Free Speech on Berkeley Campus

By Lori Smith (Rutgers Law Student) As the birthplace of the free speech movement, it is ironic that the University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley) has been under attack with allegations of stifling free speech on its campus. It started when

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One Mann’s Assault on the First Amendment Continues

By Robert Lufrano (Rutgers Law Student) It has been over four years since Dr. Michael E. Mann, climate scientist at Pennsylvania State University, filed an anti-defamation lawsuit against conservative magazine National Review and its columnist Mark Steyn, and public policy

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