Post Tagged with: "Jeff Sessions"

VIEWPOINT: In Pursuit of Inquiry, Welcome Disagreeable Speech

In the United States, universities are the premier institutions for open inquiry in the pursuit of learning. Because of the particular role freedoms of speech and expression play in this enterprise, all parties to the university’s mission face distinct challenges and responsibilities related to campus speech. In classes, meetings, laboratories[Read More…]

by October 6, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
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Students and faculty protested both Sessions' policies as attorney general and the selective nature of the event by "taking a knee" outside the venue.

Amid Protests, Sessions Lectures GULC Audience on Free Speech

Attorney General Jeff Sessions defended free speech rights on college campuses and condemned protesters who have tried to curtail them at an invitation-only Georgetown University Law Center event Tuesday. Law students protested the event’s organization for being overly selective after more than 130 students who had registered for the event[Read More…]

by September 29, 2017 6 comments City News, News, News - Top
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is set to speak at Georgetown Law today yo condemn what he says are assaults on free speech on college campuses.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions to Speak Today at Georgetown Law

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is set to give a speech at the Georgetown University Law Center to condemn rising opposition to unrestricted free speech on college campuses this afternoon. Sessions’ address is set to focus on the transformation of universities into an “echo chamber of political correctness and homogenous thought,[Read More…]

by September 26, 2017 9 comments City News, News, News - Top
Law Professors Protest Trump’s Attorney General Nomination

Law Professors Protest Trump’s Attorney General Nomination

More than 1,400 law school faculty members from 180 institutions have signed an open letter urging the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee to reject the nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) for the position of attorney general. The letter is addressed to Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) and top Democrat[Read More…]

by January 9, 2017 1 comment City News, News, News - Top