UConn students’ arrest raises questions about First Amendment protections – Hartford Courant

10/26/19 – By Daniela Altimari

Civil liberties groups are raising constitutional questions about this week’s arrest of two University of Connecticut students caught on video repeatedly uttering a racist slur on the Storrs campus.

Jarred Karal of Plainville and Ryan Mucaj of Granby were charged Monday with “ridicule on account of creed, religion, color, denomination, nationality or race,” a criminal statute that dates back decades. (Read More)

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