Jun 24, 2020
Jun 4, 2020
During the summer of 2017, a fierce dispute over the removal of Confederate monuments in Charlottesville, Va. captured national attention.
The events that summer led to racial animosity and heated debate over our nation’s history and the First Amendment, and threw one historic city into turmoil, ultimately...
May 21, 2020
A new FIRE report finds that 77% of public colleges and universities use a blacklist of secret words to censor comments on their Facebook pages. What’s more, 87% of them block particular users on Facebook or Twitter.
How do these blacklists work? How were they discovered? And do they violate the First Amendment?
May 8, 2020
On Wednesday, the Department of Education published its long-awaited new Title IX regulations.
Over the years — and with the federal government’s prodding — Title IX has been twisted and used to justify censorship and the denial of core due process rights for those accused of sexual misconduct on America’s...
Apr 28, 2020
With much of the country under stay-at-home orders due to COVID-19, what do these orders mean for the five freedoms of the First Amendment?