Arushi Kalpande, an eighth-grader from Nashua Catholic Regional Junior High School, is returning to Washington, D.C., this week to represent New Hampshire in the Scripps National Spelling Bee for the...
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The petitioner in this case applied for a vanity license plate from the New Hampshire Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) that would have read, “COPSLIE.” The DMV denied the request pursuant to a regulation prohibiting any vanity license plate that “a reasonable person would find offensive to good taste,” reasoning that the request advanced an “accusation of moral turpitude.” Instead, the DMV issued the petitioner plates bearing his alternative choice of “GR8GOVT.”
Jillian Marlowe, whose lawyer filed the complaint in U.S. District Court in Worcester this month, further claims her removal was driven by the college’s fear that it would not receive accreditation... 0