Board of Governors opposes ban on research in Cuba listen01/02/08 SeÃ¡n Kinane
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In 2006, the Florida Legislature passed a law banning colleges and universities in the state from spending money to send professors to Cuba and other countries that are called state sponsors of terrorism. But the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Florida filed a lawsuit on behalf of university professors.
Last month the governing body of the stateâ€™s university system, the Board of Governors, filed a brief supporting the ACLUâ€™s position. This afternoon, WMNFâ€™s SeÃ¡n Kinane spoke with Howard Simon, the executive director of the ACLU of Florida.
We will bring you more on this story on the WMNF Evening News beginning at 6 p.m.