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SPIRIT OF THE LAW:  Should Officials be Allowed to Arrest People for Engaging in Free Speech?
Features, Law and Politics, National

SPIRIT OF THE LAW: Should Officials be Allowed to Arrest People for Engaging in Free Speech?

Federal courts are divided over whether a police officer or government official can be sued for arresting someone merely for exercising their right to free speech. Several courts have created a legal barrier to such suits that makes it almost impossible for wrongly arrested citizens to prevail, even if there is overwhelming evidence that the arrest…

Your Union: Making the Met Happen
Entertainment, Features, Municipal Government, New York

Your Union: Making the Met Happen

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of articles looking at the unionized workforce producing some of the greatest theatrical productions in the world.  The world famous Metropolitan Opera employs about 2,400 unionized workers, represented by a range of unions, including the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE), the American Guild of Musical…

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