Drawing from the life and journey of NBA star Enes Kanter Freedom, this mini-lesson highlights the unique protections offered by the First Amendment of the United States Constitution in comparison with restrictions abroad.
The right to protest guarantees us the ability to use our free speech to voice opposition to ideas with which we disagree. In this unit, students will learn what constitutes a legally protected protest and examine some notable controversial forms of protest.
Ben Franklin was an influential champion of free speech and freedom of the press during the founding of the United States of America.
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First Thing’s First is a college coursebook like no other that provides students with the fundamentals of modern American free speech law in a clear, concise, and accessible manner.
A perfect primer on the First Amendment, FIRE’s Guide to Free Speech on Campus has been integral to our educational efforts since it was first published in 2005.
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