Citizens should be free to criticize government authorities on social media platforms, and muzzling such criticism may well be unconstitutional.
The Supreme Court appeared divided over claims of religious freedom in the case of a gay wedding. History shows how contentious religious freedom has been in America.
The white nationalist's visit to the University of Florida shows just how messy life's moral dilemmas can get.
From the football field to the library, this roundup of archival stories explores how the First Amendment applies to various aspects of our lives.
Team owners' defense of their players 'taking a knee' during the national anthem shows the vital role business leaders play in political discourse – one championed by Citizens United.
Given recent events, you might have had an inkling that extremist views have been resonating. Researchers from the Center for Peace Studies and Violence Prevention have the hard data to back it up.
New laws pending in Wisconsin and North Carolina would require public universities to punish students who disrupt campus speakers. But these laws would do more to hinder free speech than protect it.
It's a new constitutional question for the internet age: Should the president be allowed to block someone on Twitter?
Luther translated the Greek New Testament into a common German dialect that ordinary people could read, without help from clergy.
A recent case of comedian Stephen Fry being accused of blasphemy is a reminder that blasphemy laws are not unique to the Muslim world.
Inflammatory speech has often found fertile ground in Kenya's election campaign period. As the country approaches another political cliff-hanger, law enforcement agencies have their work cut out.
Now, more than ever, the US press must shine a light on the workings of the Trump administration.
Americans enjoy a right to free speech, and some public figures really exercise that right. The Constitution might not protect them the way they think it does, though.
EU law needs to recognise that privacy and free expression are matters of colliding rights which can’t be wished away.
Are speech codes and free-speech zones silencing speech on college and university campuses?
The revelation that PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel financed the Hulk's lawsuit against Gawker raises important questions in the battle between privacy and a free press.
The U.S. Supreme Court has never answered this question. Here's what the lower courts have said.
The Supreme Court will soon decide if it will hear a case involving the off-campus speech rights of students.
Companies have increasingly been using hidden gag clauses, in which customers unwittingly sign away their rights to post online reviews after purchasing a product.
Barack Obama has challenged the US media on gun laws, but despite the First Amendment, journalists are too scared to speak against abuse of the Second Amendment.