Security on the World Wide Web

September 06, 2012

As an organization dedicated to securing the rights of individuals, CIR understands that you may be concerned about sending sensitive financial information over the Internet. Fortunately, the advanced technology used to process CIR’s credit card information ensures that your transaction will be safe.

It is very difficult for a third-party to

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Statement of Adrianne Perez

August 08, 2012

My name is Adrianne Perez and I just want to add a little bit to what Tom and his mother said. I know the school says Tom’s T-shirt is offensive and could cause trouble, but all the kids at the school know that’s ridiculous. That Jeff Foxworthy shirt is meant

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Statement of Nancy Sypniewski

August 08, 2012

My name is Nancy Sypniewski and I’m here today because of what has happened to my son and my family. I want to tell you about what we’ve been through.

My husband and I got involved in this incident when we appealed Tom’s suspension to the Warren Hills School Board. At

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Statement of Tom Sypniewski, Jr.

August 08, 2012

My name is Tom Sypniewski. I just graduated this month from Warren Hills High School in Washington – here in New Jersey. Graduation was a relief after what I’ve been through these last few months.

It all started back in March when I wore a T-shirt to school that listed Jeff

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Demand letter on behalf of Thomas Sypniewski

August 08, 2012

May 29, 2001

Mr. Peter Merluzzi Superintendent of Schools Warren Hills Regional School District 89 Bowerstown Road Washington, New Jersey 07882

Dear Mr. Merluzzi:

This firm has been retained by Thomas Sypniewski, Jr., and his family, as co-counsel with The Center for Individual Rights, in connection with the disciplinary findings made and sanctions that you, on behalf

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Peekabo the Unassailable?

July 31, 2009

Today CIR filed a brief in the U.S. Supreme Court in a lawsuit organized by former CIR board member Mike Carvin against the federal Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB).  The suit seeks the dissolution of this powerful agency on basic constitutional grounds, including the separation of powers.

The PCAOB (nicknamed “Peekaboo”) is all the rage

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Judge Lawson upholds Michigan Prop. 2

March 18, 2008

U.S. District Court Judge David Lawson ruled that Michigan’s Prop. 2 does not violate the U.S. Constitution.

Lawson’s decision was a victory for CIR client Eric Russell who intervened in a legal challenge brought by a Michigan advocacy organization called “BAMN.” BAMN, later joined by the ACLU and the NAACP Legal

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The actual text of the “redneck” T-shirt

August 08, 2007

Top 10 Reasons you might be a Redneck Sports Fan if . . .

10. You’ve ever been shirtless at a freezing football game.

9. Your carpet used to be part of a football field.

8. Your basketball hoop used to be a fishing net.

7. There’s a roll of duct tape in your

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UM agrees to comply with Sec. 26 President Coleman’s e-mail explains

January 10, 2007

he following is the text of an e-mail sent by UM President Mary Sue Coleman and Provost Theresa A. Sullivan to University faculty and staff on January 10, 2007:

We are writing to let you know of the University’s next steps with respect to Proposal 2 for admissions and financial aid.

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BAMN goes to court

August 17, 2006

Watch video of BAMN protesters outside federal court in Detroit on August 17, 2006


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