Lee Rowland

Lee Rowland

Lee Rowland (@berkitron) is a Staff Attorney with the American Civil Liberties Union’s Speech, Privacy and Technology Project.

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Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 1:15pm
Where Protests Flourish, Anti-Protest Bills Follow
Over the past year, a historic level of activism and protest has spilled out into our nation’s parks, streets, and sidewalks — places where our First Amendment rights are at their height. The January 21 Women’s March, anchored in D.C. with echoes across the nation, was likely the single largest day...
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Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 1:30pm
Is it Okay to Kick People Out of Campaign Rallies? That Depends.
While there may not be a single policy issue this year’s presidential candidates can agree on, there does seem to be a bipartisan consensus on one thing: Protest will not be tolerated at campaign rallies. The Trump campaign has gotten the most publicity for removing protesters, in part because of...
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Monday, August 25, 2014 - 11:15am
An Execution, Censored
On April 29, 2014, Clayton Lockett was scheduled to die by lethal injection at the hands of the State of Oklahoma. Under a state law that requires public witnesses to all executions, 12 journalists gathered to observe his death. They never saw it. Before the scheduled execution, the reporters were...
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