Leah Litman of the University of California, Irvine, and Earl Maltz of Rutgers University discuss the latest legal developments and how the ban may ultimately fare at the Supreme Court.
Floyd Abrams, celebrated First Amendment lawyer, discusses his new book, The Soul of the First Amendment, and examines the degree to which American law protects free speech more often, more intensely, and more controversially than anywhere else in the world.
A rapidly changing nation has given new voice and urgency to critiques of strong free speech protections.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday sent a very strong hint that it is eager, maybe even passionately so, to decide one of history’s most important cases on dealings between religion and government.
Newly minted Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch gets to cast his first private conference vote later this week, and it could help to move a major religious liberty and gay rights case to the Court this fall.
On April 3, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. made his last public speech, which referenced the Bible and the Constitution. His words still inspire millions today.
Today is the anniversary of one of the most important decisions in Supreme Court history that affected the civil rights movement and the free speech powers of the press: the case of the New York Times v. Sullivan.
On February 24, 1969, the Supreme Court ruled that students at school retain their First Amendment right to free speech.
Do proposed laws in several state legislatures violate the Constitution's guarantee of free speech?
One of the current debates in Washington is over disclosures reported by the New York Times and other publishers of U.S. government intelligence related to alleged Russian involvement in the recent presidential election.