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Apr 18

You be the Judge, can police pull over a car for loud music?



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When in New York City, you may want to turn down your car radio.



Apr 15

Ai Weiwei, Bob Dylan and freedom of expression



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As we celebrate the arts in Philadelphia as part of PIFA, it’s worth noting that not every artist enjoys freedom of expression safeguarded by the First Amendment.



Apr 14

The civility crisis is real, not imagined



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There is a broad consensus on the impact of today’s brand of incivility: When people can’t talk to each other, they can’t solve important problems. But there are many competing views on the cause and the solution.



Apr 13

What would Lincoln do?



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It’s April 14, 1861. News of the surrender of Fort Sumter has reached Washington, D.C. A first term president elected with less than 40 percent of the popular vote, you have been in office for a little over a month. Your first crucial decision as president was to re-supply Union troops at a fort offshore… [Continue Reading]



Apr 12

You be the Judge: should taxpayers pay for religious private schools?



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Supreme Court to taxpayers: We’re closed For business