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Booth At State Fair Accused Of Being Backed By ‘Hate Group’

The group “You Can Run But You Cannot Hide” has gained attention at the Minnesota State Fair over accusations that it’s a hate group.

08/23/2013

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Good Question: Can You Be Fired For Off-The-Job Comments?

Whatever the real reason the Vikings had for cutting punter Chris Kluwe, every employee and employer struggles with the line between at-work conduct and off-hour behavior. Can you be fired for what you say outside of work?

05/06/2013

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Prosecutors: Encouraging Suicide Not Free Speech

Prosecutors say a former Minnesota nurse convicted of going online and encouraging two people to kill themselves was not exercising his right to free speech.

02/26/2013

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Minn. Appeals Court Upholds Aiding Suicide Conviction

The Minnesota Court of Appeals on Tuesday upheld the convictions of a former nurse who hunted for suicidal people in online chat rooms and encouraged two to kill themselves, saying his actions were not protected speech.

07/17/2012

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SOPA, PIPA Bills Pit Piracy Controls Against Free Speech

In our internet age it’s something we so take for granted — the open and easy access to both information and entertainment.

01/17/2012

William Melchert-Dinkel

Man In Aiding Suicide Case Still Wants It Tossed

An attorney for a former nurse accused of going online and encouraging two people to kill themselves wants the Minnesota Court of Appeals to address a free speech issue.

12/14/2010

Minnesota Law – 9/25/10

WCCO Radio’s Steve Thomson will host Brian Grogan, Chair of Moss & Barnett’s Municipal Communications and Infrastructure Practice Areas, on the topic of “Indecency in the Media – When Is It Acceptable to Regulate Free Speech?”

09/27/2010