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Is University of Oklahoma frat's racist chant protected by 1st Amendment?

Is University of Oklahoma frat's racist chant protected by 1st Amendment?

The lyrics to the Sigma Alpha Epsilon chant include the N-word and a reference to lynching black people. Is it racist? Incredibly. Is it protected by the 1st Amendment? Probably, experts say. Attorneys and law professors have watched with interest this week as the University of Oklahoma moved swiftly to disband the school's SAE chapter and expel two students on suspicion of leading the racist chant, which was captured on a now-viral video. University President David Boren acted decisively in dismantling the chapter, but experts say the university may be on shaky legal ground. Here's a look at the issues. What are the...

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