Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr

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Knoxville News Sentinel
Police silenced on social mediaof the First Amendment for police officers and other public employees by recall
Police silenced on social media
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
of the First Amendment for police officers and other public employees by recalling a famous quote by Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. in 1892: "The (officer) may have a constitutional right to talk politics, but he has no... Read more
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The Mining Journal
TREATY TALKthat was signed on Aug. 16, 1916. Federal legislation was passed in 1918, whic
TREATY TALK
The Mining Journal / Posted 9 days ago
that was signed on Aug. 16, 1916. Federal legislation was passed in 1918, which was challenged in court. In 1920, Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. wrote the opinion upholding the treaty and the subsequent Migratory Bird Treaty Act. The center's... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Police rarely enjoy same free-speech rights as civiliansof the First Amendment for police officers and other public employees by recall
Police rarely enjoy same free-speech rights as civilians
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 10 days ago
of the First Amendment for police officers and other public employees by recalling a famous quote by Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. in 1892. "The (officer) may have a constitutional right to talk politics, but he has no... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Police rarely enjoy same free-speech rights as civiliansof the First Amendment for police officers and other public employees by recall
Police rarely enjoy same free-speech rights as civilians
The Record Searchlight / Posted 10 days ago
of the First Amendment for police officers and other public employees by recalling a famous quote by Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. in 1892. "The (officer) may have a constitutional right to talk politics, but he has no... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Police rarely enjoy same free-speech rights as civiliansof the First Amendment for police officers and other public employees by recall
Police rarely enjoy same free-speech rights as civilians
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
of the First Amendment for police officers and other public employees by recalling a famous quote by Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. in 1892. "The (officer) may have a constitutional right to talk politics, but he has no... Read more
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USA Today
Police rarely enjoy same free-speech rights as civiliansof the First Amendment for police officers and other public employees by recall
Police rarely enjoy same free-speech rights as civilians
USA Today / Posted 10 days ago
of the First Amendment for police officers and other public employees by recalling a famous quote by Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. in 1892. "The (officer) may have a constitutional right to talk politics, but he has no... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Police rarely enjoy same free-speech rights as civiliansof the First Amendment for police officers and other public employees by recall
Police rarely enjoy same free-speech rights as civilians
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 10 days ago
of the First Amendment for police officers and other public employees by recalling a famous quote by Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. in 1892. "The (officer) may have a constitutional right to talk politics, but he has no... Read more
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The Atlantic
Is Trump Guilty of Inciting Violence Against Clinton?it shows us that speech can do dreadful harm to individuals and to nations. The
Is Trump Guilty of Inciting Violence Against Clinton?
The Atlantic / Posted 16 days ago
it shows us that speech can do dreadful harm to individuals and to nations. The decision to tolerate that harm is, as Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. once wrote, “an experiment, as all life is an experiment.” To date, on balance, the experiment has... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Despair of Poor White Americansfairs held “fitter family” contests, Teddy Roosevelt fretted about Americans’ “
The Despair of Poor White Americans
The Atlantic / Posted 21 days ago
fairs held “fitter family” contests, Teddy Roosevelt fretted about Americans’ “germ protoplasm,” and Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. issued a ruling upholding the forced sterilization of a poor Virginian named Carrie Buck, deemed a... Read more
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The Atlantic
Breyer Brings Back Courtesy—But at What Cost?At its worst, however, it can remind an observer of a comment made by Theodore
Breyer Brings Back Courtesy—But at What Cost?
The Atlantic / Posted 21 days ago
At its worst, however, it can remind an observer of a comment made by Theodore Roosevelt about his own appointee, Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.: “I could carve a better judge out of a banana.” Latest from Politics The Breyer puzzle is... Read more
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The New Yorker
A Tale of Two Conventionsroom, a Sharpie skittering along the tiled floor, as if it had travelled all th
A Tale of Two Conventions
The New Yorker / Posted 26 days ago
room, a Sharpie skittering along the tiled floor, as if it had travelled all the way from 1862, when twenty-one-year-old Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., wounded at Antietam and afraid he was about to die, scratched a note and pinned it to his... Read more

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