First Amendment News

First Amendment News

In light of recent news stories about and commentaries on free speech at Yale Law School, First Amendment News invites any member of the Yale Law School faculty or administration to comment on the controversy. Please feel free to share this open invitation with any member of the Yale Law faculty or administration. Replies can... Read more Read more


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There is a new trend of religious speech and association claims being pitted against state anti-discrimination laws, reproductive freedom policies, and more Read more


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If Alito wishes to enter into the rough-and-tumble of the marketplace of ideas by speaking publicly, he should also be willing to debate in that arena. Read more


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The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) has just released its 2021 College Free Speech Rankings. Read more


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Caruso, who revels in upsetting the latter-day followers of Anthony Comstock, has a new beer label featuring the ribald comedian Lenny Bruce. Read more


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his week’s FAN features a commentary by Clayton Kozinski on facial recognition technology and ACLU v. Clearview AI. Read more


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Allowing states to resort to Texas-types of procedural games to circumvent protections for our constitutional rights sets a dangerous precedent. The danger is even more acute when it comes to the First Amendment, because expressive rights, as the Court has recognized, are particularly vulnerable to the chilling effect. Just imagine the number of potential speakers... Read more Read more


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It is dissent that preaches to the converted: E.g., in past times a Victorian morality railing against the “sins of sex” to other Victorian types. Read more


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More than a quarter-century ago the Yale Law Journal published an article by Eugene Volokh entitled "Cheap Speech and What It Will Do." Read more


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The following books are new or forthcoming for 2021 and 2022. Read more



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