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University of Washington Professor Sues School Over Alleged Free-Speech Violation

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A professor is suing University of Washington officials over the school’s land acknowledgement policy on First Amendment grounds. In a 34-page lawsuit, Professor Stuart Reges claims that university administrators punished him when he pushed back against the policy by including a “dissenting statement” in his classroom syllabus.
2 months ago·Seattle, United States

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Professor sues University of Washington for allegedly violating free speech rights

A University of Washington professor is suing the school for what he says was a violation of his free speech rights after he was disciplined for providing his own version of a Native American “land acknowledgment” statement.

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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New York PostNew York Post

University of Washington professor sues school, alleging free-speech violation

The university said the statement proved a “disruption to instruction,” to which Reges said he had reviewed his syllabus in class on his first day “without incident.”

2 months ago·New York, United States
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National ReviewNational Review

Professor Sues University after Being Penalized for Refusing to Include ‘Land Acknowledgment’ on Syllabus

The University of Washington professor included his own ‘land acknowledgment,’ which said a local indigenous tribe did not have a right to the land.

2 months ago·United States
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The Epoch TimesThe Epoch Times

Professor Sues University After Being Censored for Rejecting Woke 'Land Acknowledgment'

A professor has filed a First Amendment lawsuit against the University of Washington (UW), which censored him for disagreeing with the idea that the university campus sits on “occupied land” belonging to a native tribe. Located in Seattle, UW is one of the many U.S. colleges and universities that promote “land acknowledgment” statements that recognize indigenous peoples as the original owners of the land upon which their campuses are built. On a…

2 months ago·New York, United States
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Gold Coast BulletinGold Coast Bulletin

Professor sues University of Washington over land acknowledgement dispute

A University of Washington computer science professor is suing the school, claiming a “violation of his first amendment rights” in a dispute over a land acknowledgment statement, Sky News host Daisy Cousens says. Ms Cousens said Prof Stuart Reges is “facing punishment for his take on a university statement that the campus is located on Native American land”. “He said that according to the Locke theory of land ownership, which is whoever improv…

2 months ago·Southport, Australia
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Wall Street JournalWall Street Journal

University of Washington Professor Sues School Over Alleged Free-Speech Violation

The computer science professor faces punishment for his take on a university statement that the campus is located on Native American land, the latest clash over speech rights for college faculty.

2 months ago·New York, United States
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