Tag:First Amendment

Dean Lidsky Interviewed on PBS About Alex Jones’ Removal from Social Media Platforms

August 9th, 2018

Dean Lyrissa Lidsky was interviewed on the PBS NewsHour on August 8, “Why kicking Alex Jones off social media is not legally censorship.” In the interview, she commented about the…

Professor Barondes Comments on 3D Printed Guns Case

August 9th, 2018

Professor Royce Barondes was interviewed by KOMU-TV, “Legal experts weigh in on 3D printed guns debate,” where he discussed a settlement of a Federal lawsuit involving internet posting of computer-aided design…

Uber, Lyft driver suspended for videos: Dean Lidsky comments

August 3rd, 2018

In the KOMU-TV story, “Uber, Lyft suspend driver who recorded St. Louis passengers,” Dean Lyrissa Lidsky commented that in Missouri, it is “not, technically, illegal” to record these passengers since…

Professor Trachtenberg Blogs About Free Speech on Campuses

June 13th, 2018

The Washington Post’s “Answer Sheet” blog published an opinion piece by Professor Ben Trachtenberg on campus speech, titled, “Why let the Klan march at a private historically black college? ‘This…

Professor Trachtenberg joins the campus free speech debate with new article

June 7th, 2018

Professor Ben Trachtenberg joins the campus free speech debate with “Private Universities and the First Amendment,” in the Journal of Dispute Resolution. He argues that private universities should think carefully…