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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.

Muslim Students Guilty Of Disrupting Speech

AP | By AMY TAXIN | Posted 11.23.2011 | Religion

By AMY TAXIN, The Associated Press SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) -- A California jury found 10 Muslim students guilty Friday of disrupting the Israeli amb...

Arguments Due In Muslim Students' Speech Case

AP | AMY TAXIN | Posted 11.19.2011 | College

SANTA ANA, Calif. — Ten Muslim students broke the law by shouting down a speech by an Israeli diplomat at the University of California, Irvine i...

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.

Muslim College Students To Court On Disturbance Charges

AP | AMY TAXIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

SANTA ANA, Calif. — Eleven Muslim students charged with disrupting a speech by the Israeli ambassador to the U.S. at a California university sou...

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?

aolnews.com | 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...