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How broadly will a Supreme Court ruling on LGBTQ rights and religious freedom apply?

Jun 18, 2021
It was a relatively narrow decision in favor of Catholic Social Services, but some say it indicates a shift at the Supreme Court.
The Supreme Court ruled recently that states can prosecute crimes allegedly committed by non-Natives on tribal land.
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Facebook, it might be time to face facts. You're a publisher.

Jul 20, 2018
Mark Zuckerberg is in a "lose-lose situation" a Mashable editor says.

How do colleges teach students to engage in opposing views while keeping them safe?

Sep 26, 2017
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is scheduled to speak at Georgetown University today. His topic, somewhat ironically, is free speech on college campuses. Recently there have been violent protests against controversial speakers on campus, sometimes leading to cancelled invitations. In the age of “trigger warnings” and “safe spaces,” critics say colleges are going too far […]

Can HR tell you what not to do and say outside of the office?

Aug 18, 2017
In the wake of white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville, a discussion of free speech and hate speech as they relate to the workplace.
A crowd marches from the White House on August 13, 2017 in Washington, DC, to a statue of Confederate General Albert Pike, the only member of the Confederate military with an outdoor statue in US capital, during a vigil in response to the death of a counter-protestor in the August 12th 'Unite the Right' rally that turnd violent in Charlottesville, Virginia. 
The Constitution and Bill of Rights.
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Hulk Hogan awarded $115 million in Gawker case

Mar 18, 2016
The wrestler sued for violation of privacy after the site published a sex tape.
Terry Bollea, aka Hulk Hogan, testifies in court during his trial against Gawker Media at the Pinellas County Courthouse on March 8, 2016 in St Petersburg, Florida.
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Does the First Amendment apply to tour guides?

Dec 3, 2014
Tour guides in popular vacation spots say that requiring them to take tests and obtain licenses violates their free-speech rights.

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'Liking' something on Facebook is now protected by the First Amendment

Sep 19, 2013
Now when you 'like' something on Facebook, you're exercising your First Amendment rights.

Reddit, Gawker, trolling, and the dangers of online anonymity

Oct 15, 2012
Gawker journalist Adrian Chen outed a man known for online "trolling" on the website Reddit and started a discussion about free speech online.