First Amendment News

First Amendment News

When it comes to free speech, Jim Caruso is unflappable Read more


First Amendment News

Do you have an important idea about academic freedom? Or some significant insight about “cancel culture” on campuses? Or maybe an idea for research based on Robert O’Neil’s “Free Speech in the College Community” (1997) has been in your mind for a while? Or perhaps your head is swimming with ideas after having read “Free... Read more Read more


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“Justice Samuel Alito’s sweeping and blunt draft majority opinion from February overturning Roe remains the court’s only circulated draft in the pending Mississippi abortion case, POLITICO has learned, and none of the conservative justices who initially sided with Alito have to date switched their votes. No dissenting draft opinions have circulated from any justice, including... Read more Read more


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In this issue, Mr. Glasser returns with yet another volley in this exchange. Read more


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The entrance of Disney into the fray of advocacy about public policy issues illustrates the pro-First Amendment nature of such conduct. . . Read more


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What follows is an outgrowth of a commentary authored by Robert Corn-Revere (“Punishing Disney for Opposing Florida’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Law poses Serious First Amendment Problems”) followed by Ira Glasser’s comments (“On Corporate Speech, the First Amendment, and Disney’s Criticism of Florida’s Anti-Gay Law; Along With a Reply to Neuborne and Chemerinsky”), which ended with... Read more Read more


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In this edition of First Amendment News, former ACLU executive director Ira Glasser comments on Disney's criticism of Florida's anti-gay law. Read more


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Justice Sotomayor for the majority: We reject "view that any examination of speech or expression inherently triggers heightened First Amendment concern." Read more


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DeSantis called for the repeal of the Reedy Creek Improvement District after Disney CEO Bob Chapek announced the company’s opposition to HB 1557. Read more


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As reported by Alex Oliveira writing for the Daily Mail: Shawnee State University has agreed to pay $400,000 to professor Nick Meriwether, who sued the school after it punished him for refusing to use a student’s preferred pronouns in 2018. Meriwether, a devout Christian and a professor of philosophy who has taught at Shawnee State... Read more Read more



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