First Amendment News

Harvard Law Professor Noah Feldman recently wrote an op-ed for Bloomberg entitled The Courts Still Don’t Understand Trump’s Twitter Feed. The op-ed was a commentary on the Second Circuit’s ruling in Knight First Amendment Institute v. Trump (July 9, 2019). In relevant part Professor Feldman argued: Although its decision will be hailed by some as a win... Read more Read more


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The issue in the case was whether the White House engaged in unconstitutional viewpoint discrimination by utilizing Twitter’s “blocking” function Read more


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The Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression, which now will have a new life, one still committed to defending free speech rights. Read more


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This week's release of five opinions in Iancu v. Brunetti (the trademark case) is eye-opening for any variety of reasons. Read more


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In a case recently filed in the federal district court for the District of Columbia, a Health and Human Services rule regulating price information of prescription drugs was challenged on First Amendment and statutory grounds. The case is Merck & Co. et al v. U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services Case 1:19-cv-01738, filed 06/14/19. Here are... Read more Read more


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National Review files cert. petition in defamation case and more. Read more


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Rep. Schiff Introduces Constitutional Amendment to Overturn Citizens United Read more


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Fordham Symposium: "Gender Equality and the First Amendment" and more First Amendment News Read more


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FAN 211 Judge Damon J. Keith (1922-2019): "Democracies die behind closed doors." Read more


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The Newseum will close at the end of 2019. I asked two of my colleagues, Paul Sparrow and Paul McMasters to write about the Newseum and its history. Read more



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