The university clarified that students would not be punished for protected First Amendment speech
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) updated its bias reporting system (BRS) following a legal demand letter sent by Southeastern Legal Foundation’s (SLF) which warned that the university`s BRS infringed on students’ First Amendment freedom of speech...
An Observation: There’s an old saying in the law: “Your liberty to swing your fist ends just where my nose begins.” Attributed to such a diverse cast of characters as Oliver Wendell Holmes, John Stuart Mill, and even Abraham Lincoln, the exact genesis of the quote is uncertain, but in general it conveys the principle that your right to exercise whatever “liberty” you think you’re entitled to ends when that liberty threatens someone elses life and safety. Perhaps John B. Finch expressed the intended meaning best when he declared “Neither in law nor equity can there be personal liberty to any man which shall be bondage and ruin to his fellow-men.”
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