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Louis D. Brandeis

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Judge Stephen Breyer, Bill Clinton's latest pick for the Supreme Court, has attracted support so broad that it spans ideological and political differences.  
Stephen Breyer may be the right man at the wrong time
By HARVEY SILVERGLATE  |  June 05, 2009

The Muzzle Awards: Collegiate Division


Stamping out free speech in academia
By HARVEY SILVERGLATE  |  June 25, 2008
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Sunshine needed

Sal DiMasi has a track record of great accomplishment as Speaker of the House, with victories that include health-care reform, gay-marriage protection, and an economic-development package that offers unprecedented support for the arts, to cite just three
Political transparency is key if DiMasi is to transcend his crisis
By EDITORIAL  |  May 14, 2008
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Eraser heads

What happened to the student bill of rights?
Overzealous deans at Emerson literally make students’ rights disappear
By HARVEY SILVERGLATE AND JAMES F. TIERNEY  |  October 25, 2007
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Getting Justice back on track

There’s been more than a little political posturing over the latest Bush-administration scandal.
Freedom Watch
By HARVEY SILVERGLATE  |  March 21, 2007
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Smearing Deval Patrick

Deval Patrick has been the subject of a string of daily newspaper stories that, if taken together, suggest Patrick was a tool of giant corporate interests and a hypocrite for running his once insurgent campaign under a progressive banner.
Plus, Ned Lamont’s Connecticut victory rewrites the rules for Democrats on Iraq
By EDITORIAL  |  August 11, 2006


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Look in the mirror

What’s a new year in Rhode Island without a few indictments?
A disengaged public supports an environment in which political misdeeds flourish  
By IAN DONNIS  |  January 18, 2006