Comments on: Free speech roundup http://overlawyered.com/2014/06/free-speech-roundup-30/ Chronicling the high cost of our legal system Sat, 20 Dec 2014 03:52:21 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 By: Anonymous Attorney http://overlawyered.com/2014/06/free-speech-roundup-30/comment-page-1/#comment-290441 Wed, 11 Jun 2014 13:01:35 +0000 http://overlawyered.com/?p=46243#comment-290441 Re: threats against hotel shut down men’s rights conference:

American Renaissance, a white advocacy group, faced the same thing a few years ago. A conference set with hundreds of attendees and speakers from across the country and Europe was canceled by the hosting hotel because of violence threats. There was zero press coverage and zero interest by law enforcement. Imagine an NAACP conference meeting the same fate.

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By: wfjag http://overlawyered.com/2014/06/free-speech-roundup-30/comment-page-1/#comment-289421 Fri, 06 Jun 2014 16:05:01 +0000 http://overlawyered.com/?p=46243#comment-289421 RE: “Tenured Wisconsin Prof Sues Former Student Over Online Comments on Her Teaching”

From the article:

“Many professors dislike instructor review websites, saying they attract disgruntled students in particular and thus offer a skewed – but very public – account of their teaching abilities.

Sally Vogl-Bauer, a tenured professor of communications at the University of Wisconsin at Whitewater, doesn’t dispute that students retain the right to exchange opinions about professors online. But in a civil suit . . ”

Makes you wonder if she holds The Barbra Streisand Chair of Foolish Communication Strategies ? [Hint to Prof -- But for your suit, your ex-student and his comments would have soon been forgotten. When a Prof sues a student (even one deserving it), every First Amendment Wonk in America -- and there are a lot of those in Academia -- will learn and remember your name].

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