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Frank LoMonte Comments on Twitter and Free Speech

May 28, 2020

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Supreme Court Asked to Take First Amendment Appeal of Medical Student Punished for “Disrespectful” Anti-Abortion Post on Facebook

May 19, 2020

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Frank LoMonte Comments on Alabama Public Service Commission Restrictions on Meeting Coverage

May 14, 2020

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Frank LoMonte Comments on the Lack of Accessibility to Joe Biden’s Senate Papers

May 14, 2020

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Frank D. LoMonte
Director

352-392-2273
flomonte@ufl.edu

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications
2096 Weimer Hall
P.O. Box 118400
Gainesville, Fla. 32611