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John Browning Provides Insight on Response to Offensive Social Media Posts

July 2, 2020

Spencer Fane attorney John Browning was recently featured in an article for the Texas Lawyer on a universities’ ability to revoke admissions because of offensive content on social. and the ABA Journal also quoted John in the national news coverage.

Titled, “’It’s a Matter of Privilege’: Dallas Law School Revokes Incoming Student’s Admission Over Allegedly Racist Posts” the article details a case in which Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law revoked the admission of an incoming law student because of allegedly offensive social media content.

“Being admitted to a professional or graduate program is not a matter of right. It’s a matter of privilege,” John explained in the article. “It can be rescinded for any number of reasons.”

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