Articles by Susan Nicholson

Anti-boycott act undermines free speech rights

October 6, 2018 // 0 Comments

by Susan Nicholson and Sarah Wunsch.  Originally published in the Gloucester Daily Times Most people are unaware that a bipartisan majority of the U.S. House of Representatives is poised to undermine our free speech rights by passing the Israel Anti-Boycott Act, amended HR 1697. This …

Testimony presented at hearing on Anti-BDS Legislation, S.1689/H.1685, July 18, 2017 My name is Susan Nicholson. I’m a retired attorney from Ropes & Gray in Boston, where I practiced in the health law group. I heard a member of this Committee say the bill is …

Please consider the following scenario: Newlandia, an ally of the U.S., has many friends here in Massachusetts, including some well-connected organizations with hired lobbyists.  One of these organizations writes bills and resolutions useful to this foreign country (although opposed by many Massachusetts citizens), and arranges …