JW Media | VIA ePostcard – April 2019

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Is the Threat of Violence and Discord Killing Free Speech?

Two years ago, Nancy W. Hamilton wrote that concerns over campus protests on issues of free speech were not a “manufactured crisis” but rather an increasing threat to free speech and the physical safety of students and speakers alike. Unfortunately, things do not appear to have changed for the better.

Chambers Recognizes Chip Babcock in 2019 USA and Global Guides

Jackson Walker is pleased to announce that Chambers and Partners has recognized Houston partner Charles “Chip” Babcock in the 2019 edition of its Global and USA guides. Ranked for First Amendment Litigation (Nationwide – Band 1), Chip was described as “‘a sterling trial attorney’ and ‘one of the best lawyers on his feet in a courtroom.’ He is frequently called upon to litigate high-profile libel cases as part of his wide-ranging commercial litigation practice. His clients include broadcasters, newspapers, digital publications and production companies.”

Winners & Losers: Ultimately I Get It

In his latest column for SportsTravel magazine, Bob Latham recounts his first in-person UFC experience.

“I had certainly watched and followed UFC on TV, where the action is focused on the Octagon, but I did not have a sense of what the scene at a UFC event would be like.”

FunnelAI Secures $1.5 Million in Series Seed Funding

Stephanie Chandler represented FunnelAI, a San Antonio-based marketing and sales startup, in securing $1.5 million in series seed funding. The round was led by venture firm Active Capital with additional funding from the Geekdom Fund, True Capital, Router Ventures, and regional angel investors.

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