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The winter 2023 edition of The Legal Eagle is now available. The Legal Eagle’s winter issue contains articles on social media bans, corporal punishment and environmental protection issues. A PDF of the winter issue can be downloaded or individual articles can be read and/or printed from The Legal Eagle’s blog, The Lowdown.

Any questions, contact the editor of The Legal Eagle, Jodi L. Miller. She can be reached via email at jmiller@njsbf.org.

Here are the headlines from the winter 2023 issue:

Battles Intensify Over Social Media and Free Speech

The framers of the U.S. Constitution could never have imagined social media; however, the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution does apply to online speech as well as the spoken or written word. Social media companies, however, have First Amendment rights as well and can impose their own rules regarding offensive or potentially dangerous speech.  READ MORE

Is Corporal Punishment Making a Comeback?

Whether you’re for or against the use of corporal punishment in schools, the one thing everyone probably agrees on is that the practice is not easily forgotten if it’s been used on you. READ MORE

Garden State Serious About Protecting the Environment

The National Climate Assessment, a congressionally mandated report, which was released in November 2022, revealed that over the past 50 years America has warmed 68% faster than the planet as a whole. In addition, the report showed that the U.S. has experienced severe sea level rise. READ MORE

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