Are Students Losing Their Free Speech Rights?

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The Supreme Court decided that students had First Amendment rights in 1969–but since then schools and courts have lost much of that respect for student free speech.
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Is legislator-led prayer constitutional?

The Establishment Clause says that the government can’t establish a religion or favor one set of believes over another.  When local government officials open their meetings with prayers, are they
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Podcast: Free Speech and the Internet

What does freedom of speech mean in the age of the internet? Legendary First Amendment lawyer Floyd Abrams breaks down the major challenges we face today.
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The Lazy Person’s Guide to Being a Good Citizen

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Here, the bare minimum we should all be doing to be fair-minded and well-informed citizens.
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Podcast: Beyond Belief

How do we live together as one nation of people with so many different religious faiths?  Kristen Looney of the Religious Freedom Center shares her insights.
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End Discrimination Against Digital Billboards

First Amendment scholar David L. Hudson Jr. takes a look at this much maligned medium of communication.
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Can lawyers text potential clients?

According to First Amendment scholar David L. Hudson Jr., more states are saying yes, in consideration of First Amendment principles and in recognition of the fact that there’s less opportunity for coercion in a text message as opposed to a phone call.
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Podcast: Journalism in the Age of Trump

What’s it like running a newsroom today and covering an administration that’s often hostile towards journalists? Carrie Budoff Brown, editor of POLITICO, gives us the inside scoop.
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Podcast: When the Government Speaks

What do a Confederate flag license plate, a statue of the Ten Commandments, and a student painting depicting cops as pigs all have in common? They’re all examples of government speech.
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Podcast: Young Censors

Are today’s college students intolerant of free speech? In this episode, we talk to the Brookings Institute’s John Villasenor about the results of his recent survey.
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