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16 Year Old Arrested for Writing About Killing a Dinosaur for School Project

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 7:00am
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Legal Insurrection has covered the new zero tolerance policies in American schools before, but this is a case you may have missed last week.

Sixteen year old Alex Stone of Virginia was given a writing assignment on the second day of school. When he wrote an obviously fictional account of killing his...

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Moms band together to protect sons’ due process rights on campus

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 8:00pm
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We’ve previously reported on the uneven playing field upon which campus sexual assault cases are tried. In the world of faux-egalitarian bureaucracy that is the university system, there seems to be little concern for the due process rights of the accused; but one new group is aiming to change that.

Families...

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Due Process for accused not a priority in campus sexual assault reform bill

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 1, 2014 at 7:00am
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On July 30, 2014, Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) helped introduce the “Campus Accountability and Safety Act,” a bipartisan initiative aimed at forcing universities to address and curb the problem of sexual assault on college campuses.

During a press conference Wednesday, the coalition pushing the Act emphasized problems with existing policies, saying that...

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Did Archie also invent a cure for global warming before taking a bullet?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 14, 2014 at 3:16pm
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TPM reports, ‘Archie’ Will Die Saving Gay Friend In Comic Book:

Archie Andrews will die taking a bullet for his gay best friend.

The famous freckle-faced comic book icon is meeting his demise in Wednesday’s installment of “Life with Archie” when he intervenes in an assassination attempt on Kevin Keller, Archie Comics’ first...

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Driving the 4th of July off campus

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 4, 2014 at 2:40pm
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There is excellent article at See Thru Education by Robert Paquette, Hamilton College Professor of History, who also is a co-founder of The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization.

Previously, we have featured Prof. Paquette’s battles with multicultural dogma on campus,
Western Civilization driven off campus at Hamilton College.

Prof. Paquette’s...

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The FIRE launches national litigation effort against campus speech codes

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at 1:56pm
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Almost daily we report here and at College Insurrection on the almost insane application of campus speech codes, frequently utilized disproportionately against non-politically correct (i.e. conservative) students and groups.

Speech codes are closely related to other forms of campus oppression, like the stripping of due process rights for men accused under vague...

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Rape Culture Theory Ensnares Innocent Men

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 30, 2014 at 8:15am
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Many people hearing talk of America’s campus “rape culture” might be tempted to dismiss the overheated rhetoric as harmless.

Despite little evidence “rape culture” exists, though, three recent roundtable discussions on campus sexual assault hosted by Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) showed that not only do some people absolutely believe a rape culture exists on...

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Caribbean HIV/AIDS pioneer Dr. Brendan Bain obtains injunction against dismissal

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 23, 2014 at 8:28am
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We previously wrote about the dismissal of Dr. Brendan Bain, a pioneer in anti-HIV/AIDS research and care in the Caribbean, after he submitted an accurate affidavit in a controversial Belize lawsuit, Pioneering University HIV/AIDS researcher sacked over accurate but politically incorrect court testimony.

The affidavit documented that gay men are at high risk...

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St. Louis Post-Dispatch dumps George Will for speaking uncomfortably about campus victimhood

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 10:03am
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Some privileges are permissible topics for discussion on campus and in the media.

For example, White Privilege is the obsession of some faculty and students.

George Will pointed out that there is another privilege on campuses — false or contrived claims of victim status.  Will did not argue that real victims, be it of...

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“Redskins” trademark cancelled by USPTO as “disparaging” — Are “Negro” and “Colored” next?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 10:33am
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From WaPo:

The United States Patent and Trademark Office has canceled the Washington Redskins trademark registration, calling the football team’s name “disparaging to Native Americans.”

The landmark case, which appeared before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board,...

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Will U. Chicago trans-speech policing be a trans-formative event?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 9, 2014 at 2:06pm
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We covered the “tranny” controversy at the University of Chicago in the Saturday Night Card Game, When everyone shuts up, we will have reached the “safe space”.

The short story is that the student speech police attacked liberal gay activist Dan Savage for using t...

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Mariachi Band pranks in, Cinqo de Mayo themes out

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 9, 2014 at 9:38am
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This video was brought to public attention with fawning praise at Slate.com, Senior Prank Gone Right: High School Students Hire Mariachi Band To Trail Principal:

There’s a fine line between funny and, well, not when it comes to senior pranks, and with 18-year-olds doing the decision-making on appropriateness sometimes things can understandably...

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When everyone shuts up, we will have reached the “safe space”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 7, 2014 at 8:05pm
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Words, just words.

This week at College Insurrection we reported on a controversy involving the word “Tranny” used by a liberal gay rights activist in a discussion about whether the word “Tranny” was offensive, via

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British student Marxists play Fascist Card to justify banning Nietzsche Club

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 7, 2014 at 10:40am
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Earlier this year the University College London student government, the UCL Union, banned the Nietzsche Club and resolved to prevent it from organizing on campus because the Union deemed Nietzsche, Heidegger, and other philosophers too “fascist” to tolerate.

Yesterday morning here at Legal Insurrection, I called out the UCLU for claiming the study...

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