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Steve Aggergaard Speaks with FOX 9 News Regarding Students'
Free-Speech Rights

Date: June 18, 2014 — Minneapolis, MN  

Bassford Remele attorney and communications-law expert Steve Aggergaard was interviewed by FOX 9 News regarding student free-speech rights in light of a lawsuit recently filed against a Minnesota school district by a student who tweeted about his relationship with a teacher.

Steve has also spoken with FOX 9 News about privacy interests that Americans have in their cell phone data, as well as the issue of Facebook in the workplace:

"PHONE SURVEILLANCE: Privacy vs. national security"

"Fired over Facebook 'like'? Attorney warns you can be"

Steve Aggergaard practices in the areas of commercial and nonprofit litigation, professional liability, intellectual property litigation, and appellate law.  His clients include businesses, individuals, educators, churches, and persons in the media ranging from bloggers to professional publishers.  Steve is experienced in all phases of litigation -- from obtaining temporary restraining orders to cross-examination at trial.  At the appellate level, he practices regularly in the Minnesota Court of Appeals and has co-authored several briefs to the Minnesota Supreme Court in high-profile and high-stakes matters. A former newspaper journalist of 15 years, Steve writes and advises on a variety of First Amendment-related issues, and he remains active as a media adviser, educator, and lecturer.

BASSFORD REMELE, A Professional Association, is a full-service litigation firm located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Founded in 1882, the firm represents local, national, and international clients in all areas of civil litigation. The Bassford firm is a community of experienced and committed trial lawyers who embrace a professional approach to the practice of law, providing the highest level of legal expertise and advice.

Bassford Remele is proud to be recognized as the Top Large-Sized Minnesota Business and Litigation Law Firm in the 2013 Super Lawyers Business Edition. The firm was selected based on the number of attorneys who were listed in a 2012 or 2013 Super Lawyers list within a business practice area, in addition to a combination of metrics indicating the quality of those attorneys.

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