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Judge Orders Oregon Newspaper Not To Publish Documents Linked to Nike Lawsuit

The Oregonian/OregonLive reported that an attorney who represents plaintiffs in the case sent the documents to one of its reporters and then asked for them back.

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There’s a Wave of New Bills To Define Antisemitism, Triggering Free Speech Debates

Supporters say it’s increasingly important to add a definition that lays out how to determine whether some criticism of Israel also amounts to hatred of Jewish people.

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U.S. President Joe Biden visits Charleston

Biden Tries to Balance Protests, Free Speech Rights as Demonstrators Disrupt Events

The protests lay bare the tensions Biden is facing between the fallout from his handling of the Israel-Hamas war and the First Amendment rights of his critics to speak out.

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The U.S. Capitol Building is stormed by a pro-Trump mob on Jan. 6, 2021

Illinois Election Officials To Weigh Removing Trump From Primary Ballot

The Illinois effort to keep Trump off the March ballot is similar to those filed in several other states, including one in Colorado that is set to appear before the Supreme Court next month.

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Donald Trump Is on the Hook for $88.3 Million in Defamation Damages. What Happens Next?

For years, Donald Trump hurled insults at E. Jean Carroll, saying she fabricated a sexual assault allegation against him to sell a book. Will he keep that up?

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E. Jean Carroll walks outside Manhattan Federal Court, in New York City

Jury Says Trump Must Pay Additional $83.3 Million to E. Jean Carroll in Defamation Case

Former advice columnist E. Jean Carroll says former President Donald Trump damaged her reputation by calling her a liar after she accused him of sexual assault.

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Judge Rules PA Law Shielding Teacher Misconduct Complaints Unconstitutional

The law’s confidentiality provision makes it a misdemeanor to disclose the existence of a state complaint or any information about it unless and until discipline is imposed.

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Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta, Georgia

Georgia Lawmakers, in Support of Israel, Pass Bill to Define Antisemitism in State Law

Sponsors say adopting the definition would help prosecutors and other officials identify hate crimes and illegal discrimination targeting Jewish people.

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