Tag:First Amendment

Dean Lidsky to Debate Yale Professor Robert Post About Freedom of Speech on College Campuses

November 5th, 2018

Dean Lyrissa Lidsky will participate in the 35th Annual Jefferson B. Fordham Debate at the University of Utah on November 15. The debate, “Freedom of Speech on College Campuses. Where is…

Dean Lidsky Writes Essay for First Amendment News

September 21st, 2018

For its 200th issue, the First Amendment News invited 15 women to write essays about free speech law. Dean Lyrissa Lidsky’s essay, “Libel, Lies, and Conspiracy Theories,” discusses the libel…

Curator Steelman and Professor Jerry Serve as Constitution Day Panelists

September 18th, 2018

David Steelman, ’78, chair of the University of Missouri Board of Curators, and Professor Bob Jerry were panelists for a Constitution Day program on September 17 at Missouri University of…

“Dangerous Tweets:” Dean Lidsky Speaks at Missouri State University

September 18th, 2018

Dean Lyrissa Lidsky recently gave a talk at Missouri State University as a featured speaker at the university’s fifth annual Bartee Dinner. Dean Lidsky’s talk was titled “Dangerous Tweets?: Social…

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…