Columbia University Student Files Complaint with Department of Education, Alleging Anti-Semitism
Invoking President Donald Trump’s recent executive order targeting anti-Israel sentiment on college campuses, the complaint accuses the Columbia administration of failing to address discrimination against Jewish students on its campus.
Trump Signs New Executive Order Targeting Anti-Israeli Sentiment on College Campuses
The order that calls for agencies to apply Title VI civil rights law to discrimination against Jewish people. Critics of the executive order worry that the new definition anti-semitism is too broad and will be used to censor legitimate opposition to the Israel.
Death Sentence of White Supremacist Overturned on First Amendment Grounds
The California Supreme Court unanimously overturned the death sentence of a white supremacist after finding that the prosecution erred by […]
Federal Judge Finds Neo Nazi Publisher “Acted with Actual Malice”
A federal magistrate judge in Montana found that Andrew Anglin, publisher of Daily Stormer, a white nationalist website, “acted with actual malice” when he shared a Jewish woman’s contact information and instructed his readers to target her.
Lawsuit Against Neo-Nazi Cannot Be Dismissed on 1st Amendment Grounds
Chief Judge Dana L. Christensen See also: Neo-Nazi Publisher, Andrew Anglin, Found Liable for International Infliction of Emotional Distress U.S. […]
From fake Russian ads to anti-Semitic ad targeting, Facebook's ad algorithms have failed the company and its users. This week Facebook's C-suite promised to make changes from working with Congress to prevent future tampering to adding employees to check language. Can Facebook reign in the Wild West of free expression on its platform?
Aggressive Online Response to Hate Speech and Extremists Post-Charlottesville
In the aftermath of the deadly protests in Charlottesville, many are asking when is hate speech protected and when does it cross the line? GoDaddy, Google and Twitter account "Yes, You're Racist" are redefining the reach of extremist views.