Loss of Academic Freedom on the Internet: The Fourth Circuit's Decision in Urofsky V. Gilmore
Williams, Kate, The Review of Litigation
Virginia was the home of Thomas Jefferson, a founding father famous for prizing free expression. Although Jefferson helped form our government, he was careful to note its limits, stating that "were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter."1
Jefferson attended the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. Later, he founded the University of Virginia. Ironically, the very schools that Jefferson helped make famous are struggling to escape the reins of censorship by state government. The General Assembly of Virginia has …
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Publication information: Article title: Loss of Academic Freedom on the Internet: The Fourth Circuit's Decision in Urofsky V. Gilmore. Contributors: Williams, Kate - Author. Journal title: The Review of Litigation. Volume: 21. Issue: 2 Publication date: Spring 2002. Page number: 493+. © University of Texas, Austin, School of Law Publications, Inc. Fall 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.