News & Commentary

The lack of diversity in the national security world – and the media

Reporter Fatima Bhojani (CQS 2017) laments the lack of diversity in the media and her beat.
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Where in the World Are Our Chipsters: Los Angeles

Los Angeles stars: The latest photo in the Where in the World Are Our Chipsters series recognizes three influential Latina journalists.
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School Officials Receive Immunity from Lawsuit of Teacher Disciplined for Social Media Post

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The Court of Appeals of Georgia decided that a superintendent and county board chairperson could not be defendants in a First Amendment lawsuit filed by a teacher suspended for making a controversial Facebook post.
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Podcast: Young Censors

Are today’s college students intolerant of free speech? In this episode, we talk to the Brookings Institute’s John Villasenor about the results of his recent survey.
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Shouting Down Free Speech

When speech becomes less about the communication of ideas and more about posturing and showing off your hatred for your enemies, fewer and fewer people will hear it.
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Federal Judge Invalidates Kentucky Law Barring Sex Offender Access to Social Media

Applying recent Supreme Court precedent, the judge found that the law violated the First Amendment.
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Do Restrictions on Clothing Donation Bins Violate the First Amendment?

The U.S. Supreme Court could decide whether city laws that target unattended charity drop-off bins violate the First Amendment, resolving a split between the 6th and 9th Circuits.
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No First Amendment Protection for Professor Who Spoke Out Against Cheating Students

A former adjunct community college professor has no First Amendment retaliation claim arising out of his speech about students cheating, the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled.
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Eulogy: John C. Quinn through his granddaughter’s eyes

Chips Quinn Scholars program co-founder John C. Quinn, who died July 11, would have been 92 on Oct. 24. In honor of his birthday anniversary, we are sharing the eulogies given on July 15 by his granddaughter Amelia Cellar and grandson Stephen Cellar at St. Mary’s Church in JCQ’s hometown of Carolina, R.I.
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Eulogy: John C. Quinn’s grandson shares a montage of memories

Chips Quinn Scholars program co-founder John C. Quinn, who died July 11, would have been 92 on Oct. 24. In honor of his birthday anniversary, we are sharing the eulogies given on July 15 by his granddaughter Amelia Cellar and grandson Stephen Cellar at St. Mary’s Church in JCQ’s hometown of Carolina, R.I.
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