Tag Archives: Free Speech

FCC Regulation of George Carlin’s Seven Dirty Words: What’s So Vague About That?

George Carlin’s comedy routine about the seven words that can’t be said on television is (to me at least) as funny today as it was decades ago, and, indeed, is still relevant. Carlin has a gift for humorous social commentary. … Continue reading

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Free speech over the Internet put to the test

AsĀ featured in The Indiana Lawyer this week in the commentary section. http://bit.ly/AuczZ8 There is nothing like free expression to test how much we truly value that freedom. Views expressed in a free and open exchange are sometimes ugly, mean-spirited or … Continue reading

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