Federal magistrate Barry Garber has ruled that a lawsuit can proceed for what a student said was a violation of her First Amendment rights after she was suspended for setting up a Facebook page that criticized her teacher. Katherine Evans was a junior in Pembroke Pines Charter High School in 2007 when she created a web page about her Advanced Placement English teacher. "At home on her computer, Ms. Evans created a Facebook page titled “Ms. Sarah Phelps is the worst teacher I’ve ever had” and invited past and current students of Ms. Phelps to post their own comments," described …

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YouTube is coming under criticism for continuing to keep online a ten-minute interview with Scott Roeder, who was convicted after a 37-minute deliberation of first-degree murder for killing Dr. George Tiller, whose Kansas clinic performed late-term abortions. The [URL="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JkIw_fqmC1k"]interview[/URL] is by phone but includes a scroll with the text. It was held on February 5 and posted four days ago, and had 3,551 hits at press time. The interview was conducted by Dave Leach, "who also orchestrated the prison art fundraising action to help pay for Roeder's legal defence and authored a manual detailing how to damage abortion clinics," according …

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