By the Lincoln Journal Star
A First Amendment watchdog organization has handed Lancaster County District Judge Jeffre Cheuvront a dubious award for his ruling keeping the word “rape” and other terms out of a sexual assault trial.
The Thomas Jefferson Center for Free Expression, based in Virginia, selected Cheuvront and 17 other individuals and organizations for the 2008 Jefferson Muzzle award in a news release Monday.
According to the news release, the organization since 1992 has recognized “what it considers to be particularly egregious or ridiculous affronts to free expression” in the preceding year.

Click here
to continue reading the article.