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Gene Policinski: Free speech rights travel at speed of bytes

As it made the quantum leap from parchment to paper through the electronic era to digital formats, First Amendment law on freedom of expression has lagged behind technology. Today, this delayed legal reaction is playing out once again with Twitter, Facebook and the World Wide Web.

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Steven I. Platt: Lessons learned from violent, tragic acts

As I watched the violent reality unleashed on innocent moviegoers who sought diversion or perhaps refuge from the routines of their daily lives by attending the newest Batman movie at its midnight premiere in Aurora, Colo., I couldn’t help but flash back to the previous senseless violent tragedies I have witnessed on television during my 65 years on this earth.

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