PHILADELPHIA: An appeals court ruled against a former New Jersey poet laureate who lost his job after suggesting Israel had advance knowledge of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.Former New Jersey Gov. James E. McGreevey repealed the post in July 2003 after Amiri Baraka wrote a poem suggesting that Israel had advance knowledge of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.Baraka, a native of Newark, New Jersey, had claimed his rights to free speech were violated when he lost the post and its $10,000 honorarium. [...]
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