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Scholars Ronald Collins and David Hudson review 58 First Amendment rulings issued since John Roberts became Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Read more


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On March 9, 1942, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Chaplinsky v. New Hampshire that fighting words was a category of unprotected speech. Read more


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Experts Robert Corn-Revere and David Hudson join us to discuss Sarah Palin v. New York Times — the defamation case that's captured national attention. Read more


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Although a majority of Americans recognize that the First Amendment protects hate speech, a plurality — roughly 45% — think that it should not. Read more


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Hundreds of faculty from across the political spectrum sign letter blasting Georgetown’s betrayal of “fundamental principles” in suspending Ilya Shapiro. Read more


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FIRE strongly condemns Georgetown’s suspension and investigation of Ilya Shapiro for tweets about replacements for Justice Breyer that some found offensive. Read more


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Jared Nally sued to vindicate his First Amendment rights after a university official silenced him. FIRE just filed an amicus brief with Supreme Court. Read more