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Frank LoMonte Comments on Lawsuits Over Bans on Teaching Critical Race Theory

July 30, 2021

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Frank LoMonte Comments on Restrictions on Health Care Workers Who Report Safety Issues to the Media

July 12, 2021

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Trump Can’t Beat Facebook, Twitter and YouTube in Court – But the Fight Might be Worth More Than a Win

July 9, 2021

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Legal and Ethical Implications of Student Reporting Laboratories

July 9, 2021

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Frank D. LoMonte
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352-392-2273
flomonte@ufl.edu

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications
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