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Christina Hoff Sommers & Stuart Taylor: College rape culture & the death of due process | VIEWPOINT

Christina Hoff Sommers & Stuart Taylor: College rape culture & the death of due process | VIEWPOINT

Christina: Stuart Taylor is with me today and he is one of our nation’s most distinguished legal journalists. He has a law degree from Harvard, where he graduated at the top of his class and served as an editor at the “Law Review.” He’s written for “The New York Times,” the “National Journal,” myriad of other prominent news outlets. His new book, co-authored with Brooklyn College professor, KC Johnson, documents an alarming assault on justice and reason on our nation’s…

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ABRAHAM ON FREEDOM & DIVERSITY – Esther & Jerry Hicks

ABRAHAM ON FREEDOM & DIVERSITY – Esther & Jerry Hicks

Abraham On Freedom And Diversity We’re all set? Yes. Um – I’ve been involved in lots of different organizations and things like this and I – not things like this but just organizations in general and I’ve found that uh – they get such a head of steam going and they attract so many people and uh – and I’m kind of a – not a believer in what you’re doing because it’s not a religion but I’m here. I…

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Cécile Fabre: War, Crime and Punishment

Cécile Fabre: War, Crime and Punishment

When we start thinking about punishment in war, we have to ask ourselves who is going to be punished and who is going to be punished for what. So let’s begin with who’s going to be punished for the decision to wage an unjust war, for example a war of aggression. On a simple view, well no one because the war of aggression is an act carried out by the state and we’re not going to put a state on…

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Freedom of the press: The First Amendment protections (1975) – with Antonin Scalia | ARCHIVES

Freedom of the press: The First Amendment protections (1975) – with Antonin Scalia | ARCHIVES

Announcer: From the nation’s capital, the American Enterprise Institute For Public Policy Research presents “Public Policy Forums”, a series of programs featuring the nation’s top authorities, presenting their differing views on the vital issues which confront us. The topic, “Freedom of the Press: The First Amendment Protections.” Should reporters be forced by the courts to reveal confidential sources of information? To what extent should the First Amendment protect the press from libel suits by private citizens? Now, here is Peter…

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Social Media and Freedom of Speech in the Workplace

Social Media and Freedom of Speech in the Workplace

My presentation focused on freedom of speech rights for private employees as dictated through federal and state legislation but also significant cases that have defined the ability for private employees to speak throughout social media an individual may speak out on an issue that’s very politicized or controversial or even make a discriminatory remark and the employer finds out about this remark through social media whether Facebook, Twitter, or some other website and takes retaliatory action against the employee oftentimes…

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Mill “On Liberty” – Freedom & Empire | Philosophy Tube

Mill “On Liberty” – Freedom & Empire | Philosophy Tube

English philosopher John Stewart Mill’s essay “On Liberty” is one of the classic texts of modern liberalism: it’s been hugely influential in politics, even more so than you might realise, as we’ll be seeing shortly. The question he’s grappling with is, when can the government legitimately restrict your freedoms by imposing and enforcing laws? Always? Never? Only sometimes? The technical way of phrasing this question is “What is the proper scope of criminal law?” Mill offers a famous and pretty…

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Is America becoming anti-religious? — with Glenn Loury (1994) | THINK TANK

Is America becoming anti-religious? — with Glenn Loury (1994) | THINK TANK

Ben Wattenberg: Hello. I’m Ben Wattenberg. Are we moving from a nation based on freedom of religion to one based on freedom from religion? Has the separation of church and state gone too far? Joining us to sort through the conflict and the consensus are Stephen Carter, professor of law at Yale University and author of the bestselling book, “The Culture of Disbelief”; Michael Novak of the American Enterprise Institute, winner of the 1994 Templeton Prize for progress in religion;…

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Are lawyers ruining America? (1995) | THINK TANK

Are lawyers ruining America? (1995) | THINK TANK

Ben Wattenberg: Hello. I’m Ben Wattenberg. There has been a lot of attention focused on America’s criminal justice system lately, but what about our civil justice system? Americans and American companies spend billions of dollars suing each other every year. Does this system protect average Americans, or is it just a legal lottery in which the lawyers win big? Joining us to sort through the conflict and consensus are Philip Howard, author of the bestselling “The Death of Common Sense:…

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