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First Amendment News

The defamation litigation trend against public figures and now media outlets appears to be getting ever stronger. Read more


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Given Judge Silberman's bold dissent, I invited Bruce E.H. Johnson, a noted First Amendment lawyer and partner at Davis Wright Tremaine, to respond. Read more


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Ronald London, a highly skilled and savvy 1st Amendment lawyer with years of experience, has left DWT to head FIRE's Faculty Legal Defense Fund. Read more


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This post is the outgrowth of an op-ed by Dean Chemerinsky and Professor Krishnamurthy—“How Congress can prevent Big Tech from becoming the speech police.” Read more


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The post below is the outgrowth of an op-ed by Dean Erwin Chemerinsky and Professor Prasad Krishnamurthy authored for The Hill — “How Congress can prevent Big Tech from becoming the speech police.” Robert Corn-Revere replied to the original article in a FAN post titled “Bring back the fairness doctrine? Destroying the internet in order... Read more Read more


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What, if anything, ought to be done about the modern platforms of communication and how they affect the way all of us communicate with one another? Read more


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A record of the relevant documents, news stories, videos, and op-eds concerning the 1st Amendment arguments regarding Donald Trump's impeachment trial. Read more


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The times seem to be changing as defamation lawsuits by and against public figures are rather in vogue. Read more


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The case is Price v. Barr (decided Jan. 22), a case about a man who was criminally cited for filming in a federal park. Facts Gordon Price is a music store owner and part-time independent filmmaker; he lives and works in Yorktown, VA. Last year, Price and a colleague released an independent feature film about... Read more Read more


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This week's First Amendment News is dedicated to Lee Levine. Read more



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