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Freedom of Speech

Podcast: The future of free speech at the Supreme Court

April 14, 2016 By NCC Staff

Adam Liptak of The New York Times and Geoffrey Stone of the University of Chicago discuss the future of free speech in a special Freedom Day episode.

Podcast: The constitutional and political impact of Citizens United

March 17, 2016 By NCC Staff

David Keating of the Center for Competitive Politics and Paul S. Ryan of the Campaign Legal Center discuss the state of elections and campaign finance, six years after Citizens United.

Podcast: Jeffrey Rosen answers your constitutional questions

January 28, 2016 By NCC Staff

Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, answers listener questions about citizenship, gun rights, same-sex marriage, and more.

Podcast: What's next for free speech?

January 21, 2016 By NCC Staff

Geoffrey Stone of the University of Chicago and Eugene Volokh of UCLA dissect the Free Speech Clause of the First Amendment and explore current debates over its meaning.

Six years later, Citizens United still looms large

January 21, 2016 By Nicandro Iannacci

On this day in 2010, the Supreme Court announced its ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission—a groundbreaking decision that continues to resonate in American politics and constitutional law.

Podcast: Public unions and free speech at the Supreme Court

January 14, 2016 By NCC Staff

Catherine Fisk of the University of California, Irvine and David Forte of Cleveland State University break down the constitutional issues in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association and predict how the Court will rule.

Podcast: Have we lost our First Amendment rights of assembly and petition?

January 7, 2016 By NCC Staff

Burt Neuborne of the New York University School of Law and John Inazu of the Washington University School of Law reveal the history and power of the First Amendment's Assembly and Petition Clauses.

Supreme Court refuses to hear donor disclosure case

November 11, 2015 By Nicandro Iannacci

On Monday, the nation’s highest court declined to review a case from California about the value and First Amendment status of anonymous speech.

Schenck v. United States: Defining the limits of free speech

November 2, 2015 By Joshua Waimberg

In a decision that shaped the First Amendment’s right to free speech for nearly 50 years, the Supreme Court ruled in Schenck v. United States on March 3, 1919.

Supreme Court set to hear cases on affirmative action and public unions

July 1, 2015 By Will Field

This week, the Supreme Court laid the groundwork to hear three controversial cases next term. Each case has the potential to upend constitutional law.

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