Posts Tagged ‘First Amendment Rights’

Must Reading for the 4 Barnacles of the Apocalypse and Other Colleagues

Friday, February 27th, 2009

I am recommending the New York Times’ Stanley Fish February 16 column, Is the Academy Different? for the benefit of the 4 Barnacles of the Apocalypse* and other colleagues confused about tenets and canons of Academic Freedom.


Follow-up: “A Victory for Student Journalism at the City University of New York”

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008

Activist Attorney Ronald B. McGuire follows up an earlier email to his “Community List” regarding a federal court ruling against a former President of City College found guilty of violating the First Amendment rights of a student editor.

December 1 — Youngbloods, Elders and Friends:

Today’s edition of the New York Law Journal (NYLJ) features a front page article reporting a federal judge’s decision to hold former City College President Yolanda Moses liable in a civil rights lawsuit brought by three former City College student activists who worked at the Guillermo Morales/Assata Shakur Community and Student Center at City College.

Excerpts from today’s NYLJ article on the Sigal v. Moses decision are reprinted below.