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House Education and The Workforce Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, in Washington

MIT Suspends Student Group That Protested Against Israel’s Military Campaign in Gaza

College presidents and other leaders have struggled to articulate when political speech crosses into harassment and discrimination.

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House Education and The Workforce Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, in Washington

Harvard President Resigns Amid Plagiarism Claims, Antisemitism Testimony Backlash

Following the congressional hearing, Gay’s academic career came under intense scrutiny by conservative activists who unearthed instances of alleged plagiarism.

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House Education and The Workforce Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, in Washington

UPenn President, Board Chair Resign as Antisemitism Testimony Draws Backlash

Calls for Liz Magill’s firing exploded after testimony last week in a U.S. House committee on antisemitism on college campuses, where she appeared with the presidents of Harvard University and MIT.

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Harvard Law Professor Drops Defamation Lawsuit Against NY Times

On April 13, Lawrence Lessig, a Harvard Law professor, dropped his defamation suit against The New York Times after it made changes to an earlier story about Lessig’s defense of a Massachusetts Institute of Technology official who accepted donations from the late Jeffrey Epstein.

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Harvard Law Professor Files Defamation Suit Against The New York Times Over Epstein Donation Story

Harvard Law Professor Lawrence Lessig is suing The New York Times for defamation. In a complaint filed on January 13th in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, Lessig alleges that the Times used a “false and defamatory ‘clickbait’ Internet headline and lede to drive readers to their story and web site.”

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