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The domain of public school authority has long been largely confined to the physical province of the school itself. Of course, state statutory allowances have been made for off-campus school-sponsored events such as football games or educational visits to museums and the like. As long as physicality was the conceptual touchstone, the peaceful divide between... Read more Read more


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“America’s public schools are the nurseries of democracy.” So Justice Stephen Breyer proclaimed. Read more


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The following review of “An Aristocracy of Critics” is by Seattle Senior U.S. District Judge Robert S. Lasnik. Read more


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Cert petition asks Justices to overrule 'public figure' doctrine — relies heavily on 1993 Kagan book review Read more


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The ACLU free speech controversy continues, this time sparked by a recent New York Times article by Michael Powell. Read more


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We've lost Robert Katzmann (68), a great judge and scholar. Read more


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To commemorate the 300th posting of First Amendment News, I invited Professor Laurence Tribe to participate in a "Questions and Answers" exchange. Read more


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To commemorate the 300th posting of First Amendment News, I invited Professor Laurence Tribe to participate in a "Question and Answer" exchange. Read more


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Florida gov. Ron DeSantis signed a measure that would bar social media platforms from de-platforming or de-prioritizing any Florida political candidates. Read more


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With ever-increasing regularity, complaints about cancel culture have become a common feature in the discourse about free speech and association in America. Read more



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