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Irvine 11: Muslim Students Vow Appeal In Free Speech Conviction

Posted 11.26.2011 | Religion

By David Finnigan Religion News Service LOS ANGELES (RNS) A group of Muslim students who were convicted Friday (Sept. 23) of disrupting a speech b...

Dead Poets Society Lied: What the Movies Don't Teach You About Student Resistance

John Hrabe | Posted 11.25.2011 | Home
John Hrabe

Our natural reaction to contrasting views should always be to speak out ourselves, not shut our opponents up. Muslim students get the same First Amendment protections as Israeli ambassadors.

The Irvine 11: Student Freedom of Speech and Dissent Under Siege

John L. Esposito | Posted 08.16.2011 | College
John L. Esposito

There is a long tradition of nonviolent dissent on our campuses on controversial topics and speakers. Dissent and the expression of dissent are part of our American tradition and integral to academic freedom.

UC Students Charged For Heckling Israeli Ambassador During Speech

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Eleven University of California students have been charged for their involvement in disrupting a speech given by Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. Michae...

Is Heckling A Felony? | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Hecklers take note. A group of University of California students will learn next week whether they've been charged with criminal offenses for repea...