Should participation in an election hinge on a voter's identity being made public? Of course not.
Defending San Francisco's Anti-NRA Resolution, City Officials Say It Was Nothing but Meaningless Bluster
Although San Francisco's supervisors urged city officials to punish contractors with ties to this "domestic terrorist organization," they say they did not really mean it.
If you think a map of the moon might help an inmate escape, you might be a prison censor.
The case vividly illustrates how hate crime laws punish people for the views they express.
Supervisor Shamann Walton thinks he can use restrictions on commercial speech to suppress political speech.
It took a jury 26 minutes to decide that Jonathan Vanderhagen wasn't guilty.
Appeals Court Rejects Qualified Immunity Claim by Dallas Transit Cop Who Arrested a Photographer for Taking Pictures
Officer Stephanie Branch arrested Avi Adelman for criminal trespass even though he was not doing anything illegal.
Conservatives deploy state power to go after speech they don't like.
Jonathan Vanderhagen believes a judge doomed his son to an early death. The judge says Vanderhagen's Facebook posts were intimidating.
Now he's being sued for another act of excessive force.
They worry that letting speech flourish in the rest of the campus will make "students feel unsafe and unwelcome."
Four myths about the law that made the modern internet possible.
Going beyond criticism, the resolution would punish the NRA and its supporters by cutting off contractors with ties to the group.
The Supreme Court has said the First Amendment protects government contractors against termination based on their political views.
Episode 6 of Free Speech Rules, from UCLA law professor Eugene Volokh
A Texas Educational Aide Posted About CBD on Facebook. Someone Complained. Then the School District Fired Her.
Kerri Owens' firing from her job at Allen High School may well be a First Amendment violation.
It flies in the face of precedent.
The state attempted to recall the vanity plate on the grounds that it referenced "excretory acts or functions."
Free Speech Defenders Warn Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez That She Is Violating the Constitution by Blocking Critics on Twitter
The same First Amendment principles that apply to the president also apply to the congresswoman.
Even as the senator calls Donald Trump a press-bullying authoritarian, he threatens press freedom in the name of preserving "independent" media.
By punishing Jeff Klinzman, Kirkwood Community College has dealt a blow to free speech.
"Joke or not, these types of comments are felonies under the law," says the Volusia County Sheriff's Office
The Democratic presidential contender suggests that "racist threats or anti-immigrant manifestos" could justify federal gun confiscation orders.
The nation's leading scholar of mass shootings explains how media coverage of horrific events such as El Paso and Dayton stoke unwarranted fear and anxiety.
The constitutional amendment they support, like the president’s plan to regulate social media, trusts the government to moderate our political debate.
Every Democrat in the Senate Supports a Constitutional Amendment That Would Radically Curtail Freedom of Speech
The Democracy for All Amendment aims to mute some voices so that others can be heard.
It would essentially be a Fairness Doctrine for the internet.
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Owners painted the house bright pink and added two funny emojis after neighbors complained about illegal Airbnb rentals.
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The suit came after the school denied funding to bring Dana Loesch and Andrew Klavan to campus.
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The Dismissal of Nicholas Sandmann's Lawsuit Shows There's a Difference Between Unfair Press Coverage and Libel
While the teenager has a legitimate beef about coverage of his encounter with Native American activist Nathan Phillips, that doesn't mean he has a legal cause of action.
Section 230 Is the Internet's First Amendment. Now Both Republicans and Democrats Want To Take It Away.
From Josh Hawley to Kamala Harris, online free speech is under attack.
The presidential hopeful alleges the company violated her First Amendment rights when it suspended her campaign advertising site for 6 hours.
Superior Court Judge Rochelle East says the warrant violated California law.
Donald Trump is far from the only person who doesn't understand the Bill of Rights.
No diploma, no making money telling people how to eat better.
The pundit made the claim at a Senate hearing on allegations of tech censorship against conservatives.
The late Supreme Court justice was an inconsistent defender of civil liberties.