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US Navy Academy cadet expelled for tweets, it became known about the fate of the lawsuit he filed

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A student at the US Naval Academy filed a lawsuit in court over what he believed to be unlawful expulsion.


We are talking about midshipman Chase Standage, who was recently expelled from the academy due to his publications on social networks. According to Standage himself, he became a victim of lawlessness.

Warrant Officer Standage is a white-skinned American soldier, the son of a police officer. In his Twitter microblog, commenting on the death of 26-year-old black Breonna Taylor at the hands of police officers in Louisville, he wrote that if the police officers were acquitted, then they "did a just deed, justice in her regard."

Recall that the police shot at the 26-year-old African American during a raid to combat drug trafficking. When protesters began to take to the streets after Tayolor's death, the cadet tweeted that "one drone ammunition would be enough."

The tweets of Midshipman Standage "about the justice done against Taylor" served as a reason for the leadership of the academy to exclude him from the audience.

Navy Academy Cadet Chase Stand:

I became a victim of the cultural war. I was attacked on the academy campus. It turns out that if the policemen who killed Breonne were acquitted, and I pointed this out, then this is a reason to expel me from the university?

The head of the academy said the 21-year-old midshipman "himself dealt a blow to his military career."

Hearings on the claim of the expelled listener were held in federal court in Maryland. Judge Ellen Hollander asked the academy to explain why they adopted the harshest form of punishment for the cadet for posts on social networks. They tried to claim that the cadet's tweets were offensive and violated the cadet's code. To this, Judge Hollander said that in the United States of America there is freedom of speech, and expulsion from educational institutions due to the fact that someone did not like a person's tweets on social networks is not provided for by law.

Judge:

The statement of claim states that the basic amendment of the US Constitution is violated. In fact, it is. Violated the amendment on the ability to freely express their views.

Judge Hollander added that she does not share the cadet's statements made on social networks, but at the same time notes that the command itself did not initially explain the concept of the educational institution's code to the cadet if he allowed himself the scandalous publications on social networks.

The midshipman's lawyer noted that by their actions the academy leadership "discouraged the listener from making independent decisions and expressing their point of view."

As a result, it was decided that Chase Standage could complete his studies at the Naval Academy and receive a higher military education. He has less than a year to get his diploma.

After that, the assistant prosecutor said that "the court should have better understood the point of view of the military academy on the situation." Standage himself commented on this statement with the words that the court is on guard of US laws, and not on the side of a single group of individuals.
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  1. Victor_B
    Victor_B 2 November 2020 09: 54
    +7
    Warrant Officer Standage is a white-skinned American soldier, the son of a police officer. In his Twitter microblog, commenting on the death of 26-year-old black Breonna Taylor at the hands of police officers in Louisville, he wrote that if the police officers were acquitted, then they "did a just deed, justice in her regard."

    But what about freedom of speech?
    Somehow not democratic ...
    And if he were a Negro, then nothing would have happened to him!
    1. Proxima
      Proxima 2 November 2020 09: 59
      +4
      Quote: Victor_B
      And if he were a Negro, then nothing would have happened to him!

      Negroes are dear everywhere and always honored, good drinks but only in words and in Hollywood films ...
      1. GTYCBJYTH2021
        GTYCBJYTH2021 2 November 2020 10: 14
        +2
        Quote: Proxima
        Quote: Victor_B
        And if he were a Negro, then nothing would have happened to him!

        Negroes are dear everywhere and always honored, good drinks but only in words and in Hollywood films ...
        Blacks in American films are in abundance, I agree ... and they are all heroes, destroying white-faced villains ...
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    2. vlad.baryatinsky
      vlad.baryatinsky 2 November 2020 10: 26
      +2
      Hello!
      Quote: Victor_B
      And if he were a Negro, then nothing would have happened to him!

      African American !? wink
      1. Victor_B
        Victor_B 2 November 2020 10: 43
        +2
        Quote: vlad.baryatinsky
        African American !?

        Nope!
        That nigger!
        Even African.
        Even South American.
        Even a Creole.
        If only black!
      2. Sidor Amenpodestovich
        Sidor Amenpodestovich 2 November 2020 11: 01
        +3
        Quote: vlad.baryatinsky
        African American !?

        Question.
        If a Negro is renamed into Afro (nationality), then how should the Negro race be called now?
        It is clear that this is a scientific term, but "Negro" is also a scientific term.
        A Negro is a representative of the Negroid race, as a European is a Caucasian.
        So, from the point of view of political correctness, it is necessary to rename and rewrite textbooks. And then racism. (srkm, for the most discerning)
        1. vlad.baryatinsky
          vlad.baryatinsky 2 November 2020 11: 41
          +1
          Hello!
          Quote: Sidor Amenpodestovich
          If a Negro is renamed into Afro (nationality), then how should the Negro race be called now?

          You yourself answered your question.
          Quote: Sidor Amenpodestovich
          negroid race
          1. Sidor Amenpodestovich
            Sidor Amenpodestovich 2 November 2020 11: 53
            +1
            Perhaps you did not quite understand me.
            Since one cannot say "Negro", then one cannot say "Negroid race" either.
            And since you can say "Negroid race", then you can say "Negro". Otherwise, bullshit turns out. What, in fact, we observe.
    3. Alex Justice
      Alex Justice 2 November 2020 18: 30
      +4
      And if he were a Negro, then nothing would have happened to him!

      Not a word in the Western media about the killings of whites by blacks.
      In only a month and a half, the negroes killed:
      7 / 18- Jimmie Norman, white male murdered by black male. No national news.
      7 / 18- Terry Taylor, white male murdered by black male. No national news.
      7 / 17- Cindy Raygoza, white female murdered by black male. No national news.
      7 / 11- Luis Aguilar, 91 year old hispanic male murdered by black male. No national news.
      7 / 10- Brittany Simpson, white female murdered by black male. No national news.
      7 / 6- Sarah Goode, white female murdered by black male. No national news.
      7 / 6- Jeffrey Westerfield, white male murdered by black male. No national news.
      7 / 5- Perry Renn, white male murdered by black male. No national news.
      7 / 3- Laurey Kennedy, white female still in coma from beating by black male. No national news.
      7/3 Eric Mollet, white male murdered by black male. No national news.
      7/2 Rupert Anderson, white male murdered by black male. No national news.
      7/2 Jennifer Kingeter, white female murdered by black male. No national news.
      6/30 Jim Brennan, white male, murdered by black male. No national news.
      6/29 Paul Shephard, white male, murdered by black male. No national news.
      6/27 Shirley Barone, white female, murdered by black male. No national news.
      6/27 Penelope Spencer, white female, murdered by black male. No national news.
      6/27 Inga Evans, white female, murdered by black male. No national news.
      6/26 Jake Rameau, white male, murdered by black male. No national news.
      6/25 Gina Burger, white female, murdered by black male. No national news.
      6/24 Nathan Dasher, white male, murdered by black male. No national news.
      6/22 Jonathan Price, white male, murdered by black male. No national news.
      6/20 John Whitmore, white male, murdered by black male. No national news.
      6/18 John Yingling, white male, murdered by black male. No national news.
      6/17 Allyn Reeves, white male, murdered by black male. No national news.
      6/15 Michael Beaver, white male, murdered by black male. No national news.
      6/11 Angela Cook, white female, murdered by black male. No national news.
      6/11 Nathan Hall, white male, murdered by black male. No national news.
      6/7 Harry Briggs, white male, murdered by black male. No national news.
      6/5 Laura Bachman, white female, murdered by black male. No national news.
      6/2 Robert Mohler, white male, murdered by black male. No national news.
      6/1 William Headley, white male, murdered by black male. #

      The police did not break the law. The soldier is right and restored. The law works.
  2. Fungus
    Fungus 2 November 2020 09: 54
    0
    Here are those vaunted democracy
    1. aleksejkabanets
      aleksejkabanets 2 November 2020 10: 15
      +4
      Quote: Fungus
      Here are those vaunted democracy

      "Vaunted democracy" here is that he still won the court. And nobody looked for any "white powder" in his pockets. I do not know of a single case in Russia that a student in a similar situation would try to resolve issues in court.
      1. Fungus
        Fungus 2 November 2020 10: 17
        -6
        Bad trying to smear "vaunted democracy"
        1. aleksejkabanets
          aleksejkabanets 2 November 2020 10: 36
          +3
          Quote: Fungus
          Bad trying to smear "vaunted democracy"

          First of all, I didn’t drink brotherhood with you. Secondly, bourgeois democracy, by definition, is not a democracy of the majority, and for this reason it was not in my thoughts to excuse it. I just tried to draw an analogy with some kind of Basmanny court, "the fairest court in the world" and this particular case. And in no way am I praising the American judicial system, but only saying that in this particular case it spoke for the common man and against the personal opinion of the judge.
      2. Senior seaman
        Senior seaman 2 November 2020 10: 58
        +5
        Quote: aleksejkabanets
        I do not know of a single case in Russia where a student in a similar situation would try to resolve issues in court.

        Uh ... do you know of cases when a Russian cadet was expelled for a tweet justifying the actions of the security forces? request
        P.S. When cadets of one flying school of the State Fleet were threatened with expulsion for a dance video on YouTube, the EMNIP prosecutor's office stood up for them. Is not it so? yes
        1. Revival
          Revival 2 November 2020 11: 37
          +4
          The problem is different here.
          If the prosecutor's office says it is necessary to expel, then the court simply stamps to expel.
          We practically do not have a court with a capital letter, but there is a wording "there is no reason not to trust an employee ...".
          1. Senior seaman
            Senior seaman 2 November 2020 11: 41
            +2
            Here I agree. We do not have an independent judiciary.
            However, the habit of litigating about any reason, as they like in the United States, also does not exist. Good or bad is another question.
            1. aleksejkabanets
              aleksejkabanets 2 November 2020 11: 46
              0
              Quote: Senior Sailor
              Here I agree. We do not have an independent judiciary.

              They have it the same independent, very conditionally.
              Quote: Senior Sailor
              However, the habit of litigating about any reason, as they like in the United States, also does not exist. Good or bad is another question.

              Definitely good.
              1. Senior seaman
                Senior seaman 2 November 2020 12: 06
                0
                Quote: aleksejkabanets
                They have it the same independent, very conditionally

                Like any other. There are frames everywhere. They can be narrow, they can be wide, but they are always there. am
                Quote: aleksejkabanets
                Definitely good.

                So no, yes! repeat
                On the other hand, sometimes it would be worth dragging our people in power around the courts and into the law!
                1. aleksejkabanets
                  aleksejkabanets 2 November 2020 12: 22
                  0
                  Quote: Senior Sailor
                  On the other hand, sometimes it would be worth dragging our people in power around the courts and into the law!

                  It should always be done, just on principle. I was talking about litigation between citizens.
            2. Revival
              Revival 2 November 2020 15: 29
              +1
              There is no habit for many reasons, but the main one is uselessness.
              So, for example, moral damage in the "West" and here are two opposite values, like a million and a ruble.
              A court against a government agency is almost always lost.
              There is no habit
              1. aleksejkabanets
                aleksejkabanets 2 November 2020 19: 25
                +1
                Quote: Revival
                A court against a government agency is almost always lost.

                Very often, against a specific representative of a state body, the prosecutor's office and a letter to a higher authority (in conjunction) work well.
                1. Revival
                  Revival 2 November 2020 21: 33
                  +1
                  For example, I wrote to the Ministry of Internal Affairs that with the search for the stolen car and why a year later it was not even wanted and there was nothing except for a police report.
                  Answer. No answer came.
                  I wrote to the prosecutor's office of Moscow and the Moscow region that they say 30 days have passed, there was no response to the citizen's appeal, a violation on the face!
                  Answer: no violations were found!
                  There is no response from the Ministry of Internal Affairs ...
                  Despite the fact that on the website of the prosecutor's office in the section "our news" there are a lot of messages like, the head of the internal affairs department was charged for failure to comply with the deadlines for responding to citizens' appeals ....
                  1. aleksejkabanets
                    aleksejkabanets 2 November 2020 21: 48
                    +1
                    Quote: Revival
                    For example, I wrote to the Ministry of Internal Affairs ...

                    Such a combination worked well for me with the FMS and with social protection. I am not a lawyer, I cannot advise you on such specific things. But not so long ago deputies from the Communist Party of the Russian Federation helped me with the education department. They have free lawyers and they can submit a parliamentary inquiry.
                    1. Revival
                      Revival 2 November 2020 22: 45
                      +1
                      The lawyer himself ..
                      I was not writing on my own ...
    2. Alex Justice
      Alex Justice 2 November 2020 18: 31
      +2
      [quoteHere are the vaunted democracy] [/ quote]
      What are you dissatisfied with? Justice has triumphed, democracy works.
  3. Terenin
    Terenin 2 November 2020 09: 56
    +4
    Navy Academy Cadet Chase Stand:

    I became a victim of the cultural war.
    Oh, no way the boomerang of multiculturalism launched by the United States around the world has returned to them winked
  4. Zoomlion
    Zoomlion 2 November 2020 09: 57
    +3
    Pretty boy
  5. Avior
    Avior 2 November 2020 09: 59
    0
    It is difficult to talk about the essence of the matter without knowing exactly what he wrote, the rules of the institution, the actions of the administration, for example, whether he received warnings if the messages did not comply with the rules, and so on.
    Statements on social networks, as far as I understand, are equated with public statements.
  6. Mouse
    Mouse 2 November 2020 10: 00
    +4
    by their actions the leadership of the academy "discouraged the listener from making independent decisions and expressing their point of view"

    For not fig ... you have to stupidly follow orders ...
    Look at freethinking ... wassat
  7. Maki maki
    Maki maki 2 November 2020 10: 01
    16
    At the wrong time, he began to scribble racist slogans. There now for this "under the skating rink" you can get, if "lucky" fool
    1. Alex Justice
      Alex Justice 2 November 2020 18: 34
      +1
      At the wrong time, he began to scribble racist slogans.

      There is no racism here, ordinary crime.
  8. APASUS
    APASUS 2 November 2020 10: 12
    +2
    A friend from Germany once told me that this is freedom of speech in Russia, and the Germans have total control! And farther than allowed in this society, fuck you.
    As I now understand that he is right, in the West, freedom has now crossed the line of value
    1. aleksejkabanets
      aleksejkabanets 2 November 2020 10: 40
      +1
      Quote: APASUS
      this is freedom of speech in Russia, and the Germans have total control

      Tell Platoshkin this, or the persons involved in the "network case". I believe that with freedom of speech, in some North Korea it will be no worse than in any of the "democratic countries".
      1. Revival
        Revival 2 November 2020 11: 40
        +2
        We do not have a court with a capital letter, the court basically always agrees with the "employee", even if his words contradict the laws of physics, not to mention such a trifle as a video
      2. APASUS
        APASUS 2 November 2020 11: 42
        +1
        Quote: aleksejkabanets
        Tell Platooshkin this, or the persons involved in the "network case".

        Why do you all think that you can climb into the mud and not get dirty there?
        As a citizen, something prevents you from speaking, you are being spied on, warnings from the prosecutor's office, threats ............... do not confuse politics with freedom!
        1. aleksejkabanets
          aleksejkabanets 2 November 2020 12: 19
          -1
          Quote: APASUS
          Why do you all think that you can climb into the mud and not get dirty there?

          What are you, please explain. Platoshkin's ideas are not close to me. As for me, his "New Socialism" is just like capitalism.
          Quote: APASUS
          As a citizen, something prevents you from speaking, you are being spied on, warnings from the prosecutor's office, threats ............... do not confuse politics with freedom!

          You know, our local deputies from the Communist Party of the Russian Federation do not take young people as observers for elections. Because the police, "if necessary", find sachets of "white powder" on them. Is it politics or freedom?
          1. APASUS
            APASUS 2 November 2020 19: 15
            -1
            Quote: aleksejkabanets
            What are you, please explain.

            Platoshkin got into politics and wants to stay away from the dirt on which it is mixed?
            Quote: aleksejkabanets
            You know, our local deputies from the Communist Party of the Russian Federation do not take young people as observers for elections. Because the police, "if necessary", find sachets of "white powder" on them. Is it politics or freedom?

            Actually, this is called lawlessness, and there is even an article in the Criminal Code for this, for very zealous employees.
  9. Aleks2048
    Aleks2048 2 November 2020 10: 18
    0
    Maybe in the US there is a problem with such tweets or other statements, but for me living in Russia, the situation itself looks just ridiculous.
    1. Revival
      Revival 2 November 2020 15: 33
      +1
      And try to speak about the northern ... in this spirit, and the situation will clear up for you
      1. Aleks2048
        Aleks2048 2 November 2020 16: 54
        +1
        Well, judging by some not clever minusanul the situation is clearing up for you ... wink
  10. kotdavin4i
    kotdavin4i 2 November 2020 10: 19
    +5
    I called Negro - Negro ... and welcome to the exit ...
    I can imagine what would have happened if I had said in black ... - then you yourself know ...
  11. Doccor18
    Doccor18 2 November 2020 10: 25
    +3
    When I first put on a military uniform, the company chief said: "Now everything that you do and how you look is no longer your business, but the business of the Navy."
    Service in the army or training in a military university imposes certain restrictions and implies certain rules. It is strange that the American midshipman did not know this ...
    1. Alex Justice
      Alex Justice 2 November 2020 18: 37
      +1
      Service in the army or training in a military university imposes certain restrictions and implies certain rules. It is strange that the American midshipman did not know this ...

      It is strange that the university administration does not know the laws. The court had to indicate their place.
  12. Daniil Konovalenko
    Daniil Konovalenko 2 November 2020 10: 26
    +5
    Well, yes ... in the USSR, there was no freedom of speech, they moaned ... laughing Here's freedom of speech in American ...
    1. Revival
      Revival 2 November 2020 21: 43
      +2
      By the way, in this case, all the rules, there are no ideal states.
      And the court, in their case, just put everything in place, and did not stamp it.
      In this regard, in order to observe the real attitude towards the former military, the Presnensky court of Moscow is very indicative, while I await my meetings there, I observe how the defendant is fighting off them.
  13. rotmistr60
    rotmistr60 2 November 2020 10: 29
    +2
    Soon in the United States, whites with a traditional orientation, believers and adhering to conservative views will be driven into reservations, deprived of all military and scientific titles, and restricted in the right to work. The middle social floor will be occupied by illiterate aggressive blacks, homosexuals, crazy feminists. Well, and on the top will remain those who were before and who launched this infection "Black life is important" on the streets.
  14. kot423
    kot423 2 November 2020 10: 35
    0
    I am plagued by vague doubts that he will finish his studies ... Now the "stream" is not the same in the mattress, or will be overwhelmed by studies, or "an accident".
    1. Graz
      Graz 2 November 2020 11: 15
      0
      who needs it, accident, leave me alone
      they seem to have a shortage of naval sailors, but they can make a marinade with a career and send some kind of hole to a rusty vessel
      1. kot423
        kot423 2 November 2020 11: 20
        0
        Quote: Graz
        who needs it, accident, leave me alone
        they seem to have a shortage of naval sailors,

        Well, don't tell me. I did not mean the state. structures for an "accident", but the fact that his negroes with a clear conscience will knock (judging by the trend throughout the mattress) - the probability is very high.
        1. Revival
          Revival 2 November 2020 21: 47
          +1
          Observing the trend in the EU with migrants and in the United States with those whose lives are important, I tend to rather the opposite conclusions.
          I remember the stick ...
          And apparently for a reason ...
  15. times
    times 2 November 2020 10: 46
    15
    Now all the dogs will be lowered on him fool
  16. Well done
    Well done 2 November 2020 10: 46
    +3
    What an ensign-truth-teller! laughing hi
  17. Revolver
    Revolver 2 November 2020 10: 52
    +1
    He agreed to just reinstatement in the school? Lox. He could have sued so much money that he would not receive in his entire military career, even if he became a 4-star admiral. And if you really want a diploma, then for that kind of money you could transfer to the most prestigious university and study for your own pleasure, because with such money it is not necessary to work. And his military career is still broken. He will still become a leytekhoy, but it hardly shines as a drop. He will always be remembered and what he tweeted politically incorrect, and that he was suing instead of wiping himself off. The stigma of "racist" will not wash off, even though it jumps out of its skin.
  18. Operator
    Operator 2 November 2020 10: 56
    -8
    Federal Judge Ellen Hollander was obliged to fire the head of the Naval Academy for direct insult to the third branch of government in the United States in the person of the court that acquitted the police (the court decision came into force).

    In addition, federal judge Ellen Hollander herself should be dismissed by the US Department of Justice for publicly disagreeing with the opinion of another federal court.

    Otherwise, the United States cannot be recognized as a legal state, which was proved once again.
  19. iouris
    iouris 2 November 2020 11: 11
    0
    A soldier does not need to use Twitter.
  20. Graz
    Graz 2 November 2020 11: 13
    0
    The judge is 100% right, the midshipman, of course, went too far with statements about one ammunition from a drone, and repressions from the leadership of the academy immediately resemble Stalin's time with the exception and disallowance to study at the university inconvenient elements
  21. Avior
    Avior 2 November 2020 11: 20
    +1
    The cadet intends to become a Navy fighter pilot.
    His father is raising money to provide him with legal defense against racist charges.
    collected 35 thousand out of 75.
    https://givesendgo.com/GWFU
    Someone gave 10 dollars, someone 500
    Father and mother are police officers from Los Angeles. His best friend, as his father writes, is black. He himself has been flying since the age of 16. He writes that his son was mistaken during a heated argument, and at the same time knocks that this academy is full of racists.
    The media write about him that he offered to strike at the protesters from drones.
    Actually, he was not expelled from the academy, there is only a recommendation to the Minister of the Navy to do this.
    https://www.capitalgazette.com/education/naval-academy/ac-cn-chase-standage-naval-academy-lawsuit-20201001-ucldd5yhxfb4rcljjdt6rc2h6y-story.html
  22. Garm
    Garm 2 November 2020 11: 30
    +1
    It is a pity that the cadet was restored ... What about the US Army sane officer? This is superfluous.
  23. Amba412
    Amba412 2 November 2020 11: 36
    +1
    He is unlikely to serve. Psychologists will hack to death. And I think this is correct. A person who is ready to use heavy weapons inside his country should not have access to them.
  24. Baloo
    Baloo 2 November 2020 12: 30
    0
    Quote: Victor_B
    But what about freedom of speech?
    Somehow not democratic ...
    And if he were a Negro, then nothing would have happened to him!

    Satraps! I am indignant! Now I understand why Snowden is so eager to obtain Russian citizenship.
  25. dedusik
    dedusik 2 November 2020 13: 00
    +1
    Quote: aleksejkabanets
    Quote: Fungus
    Here are those vaunted democracy

    "Vaunted democracy" here is that he still won the court. And nobody looked for any "white powder" in his pockets. I do not know of a single case in Russia that a student in a similar situation would try to resolve issues in court.

    So we never had such cases, and what the court wins - get https://www.tatar-inform.ru/news/society/26-03-2010/otchislennyy-kursant-kvvku-uznal-o-svoem-vosstanovlenii -v-uchilische-v-sude-4867410
  26. Antokha
    Antokha 2 November 2020 16: 10
    +2
    Yolki, well, this is a direct double victory of normality in America. Neither the guy was scared, nor the judge.