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Disclaimers:

The information provided on this site is not and should not be considered legal advice.

The views presented on this site are those of the individual authors.  They do not necessarily reflect the position of the editors, the Petrie-Flom Center, or any other entity. Individual authors bear full responsibility for the content and accuracy of their own posts; neither the editors, the Petrie-Flom Center, nor any other entity assumes responsibility for the accuracy, suitability, or completeness of any content provided.  If you have a question or concern about any post, please contact the author directly.

For the most part, the editors do not pre-screen or regularly review content contributed to this site.  However, we retain the right (though not the obligation) to remove, without notice, any content posted herein and/or to bar users for inappropriate conduct.  In that vein, please review our Content and Comment Policy below.

We do not and cannot review all material made available through websites linked or linking to any part of this site.  Such linking should not be considered  an endorsement or affiliation with any third-party website, unless explicitly noted.

Content and Comment Policy: 

We hope to bring a diverse range of perspectives and voices into this site. While we do not want to limit the spirit of civil disagreement, we may, at our sole discretion, decline to publish unacceptable content and remove it if we find it on this site.

Unacceptable content includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Statements that are intended as a personal attack or are abusive, harassing, or threatening
  • Defamatory or knowingly false statements
  • Obscene content
  • Information of a private or personal nature that does not have news value or is otherwise not of public interest
  • Irrelevant statements, commercial solicitations, or SPAM
  • Materials that violate the copyright, trademark, or trade secret rights of others that are not otherwise authorized by law, such as fair use

The editors will determine what is “unacceptable content” on a case-by-case basis. We reserve the right to change these standards at any time. We also reserve the right to remove links to unacceptable off-site content at any time.

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