Before founding the SPLC
in 1971, Dees had a successful legal career and owned a direct sales and book publishing company that he launched while still a student at the University of Alabama, where he also obtained a law degree.
A lower court declared three of the four databases trade secrets under the statute as "customer lists." The court did not consider the library's database to be a customer list, but still sent it to the state's Freedom of Information Commission (FOIC) to determine whether the list may still be protected under the trade secret exemption, the SPLC
"For too many students their civil rights education boils down to two people and four words: Rosa Parks, Dr, King and 'I have a dream,'" said Maureen Costello, SPLC
's Teaching Tolerance director "When 43 states adopted Common Core Standards in English and math, they affirmed that rigorous standards were necessary for achievement.
De acuerdo con Mary Bauer, abogada del SPLC
, la ley "socava" los valores estadounidenses de "justicia e igualdad" ai perpetuar la "retorica del odio".
Furthermore, JCR-VIS has withdrawn the entity ratings of C/C, with a "negative" outlook, assigned to SPLC
, with immediate effect, on account of non-renewal of the rating contract.
Releasing a statement, Alabama-based SPLC
said that "it now realized that it misunderstood Professor Lewy's scholarship, was wrong to assert that he was part of a network financed by the Turkish Government, and was wrong to assume that any scholar who challenges the Armenian genocide narrative necessarily has been financially compromised by the Government of Turkey".
started after Dees' brother introduced him to Levin and the two young lawyers started.trying cases together.
Now that the Klan has faded, the SPLC
is milking a new cash cow in the form of hundreds of "hate groups." It has attempted to cast CIS as part of a network of anti-immigrant animosity, using guilt-by-association tactics out of the Joe McCarthy playbook.
is hopeful that these cases will be solved and that they lead to the arrest of those who committed the deadly hate crimes.
The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC
) in Montgomery, Alabama, recently filed a lawsuit against Decatur Hotels on behalf of 82 guest workers from Latin America who came to work in the post-Katrina reconstruction of New Orleans on H-2B visas.
While liability issues are frequently touted as the reasons for prior review, most often it's not about legal protection but controlling messages, says Mark Goodman of the Student Press Law Center (SPLC
), which offers free legal assistance to student journalists and advisors (see "Legal Aid," page 36).
The Student Press Law Center (SPLC
) and SPJ regularly receive complaints from college students who believe their rights as journalists are being infringed upon by school officials.