The law passed by Tennessee legislators that banned many drag performances violated the First Amendment. A legal scholar explains the judge’s decision in the case.
The school’s approval may be the strongest challenge yet to limits on public money in religious schools.
The quality of public debate over free speech in higher education matters. And the debate right now gets the facts all wrong.
The constitutionality of the recent wave of proposed book bans is unclear, as the US Supreme Court has given states wide latitude to regulate what is read in public schools and libraries.
As governments crack down at their borders, religious groups’ teachings to help the stranger remain unchanged.
Differences over what counts as indoctrination lie behind a first-of-its-kind lawsuit in Florida. PEN America’s CEO deems book removals ‘a deliberate attempt to suppress diverse voices’.
Free speech is under attack from both sides of the political spectrum.
Using public funds to support students at private religious schools is one thing, but establishing faith-based institutions within public districts is another.
A news organization doesn’t have to publish or broadcast the facts or the truth. And there are no standardized requirements to be a journalist.
Free speech protections in federal law likely mean a new Tennessee law restricting or banning some drag shows will be found unconstitutional, says a First Amendment scholar.
A satirist posted a parody of a police Facebook page. He was arrested and jailed for four days. How far do free speech protections extend when it comes to satire about government?
‘Congress shall make no law … abridging the freedom of speech.’ It’s often misunderstood, by many Americans. A constitutional scholar explains what it really boils down to.
When candidates can get elected to Congress based on a mountain of lies they’ve told, is it time to reconsider whether such lies are protected by the First Amendment?
The Supreme Court’s initial questions during the 303 Creative LLC v. Elenis opening arguments focused on whether the case might be premature, and what kind of discrimination is at play
The historic conviction of Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes and one other co-defendant for seditious conspiracy has implications for free speech and the future of the militia movement in the US.
The death of popular rapper Takeoff underscores a uniquely American problem – gun violence.
The Supreme Court has yet to rule on whether school dress codes are protected under the law.
Many people define ‘bias’ as ‘anything that doesn’t agree with me.’ But are the news media really biased?
Is it unfair to make money from works that borrow from copyrighted work?
303 Creative v. Elenis gives SCOTUS another chance to set precedent about what happens when First Amendment freedoms come at a cost to civil rights.