Dean Lyrissa Lidsky

“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 and Fellow First Amendment Scholars File Amicus Brief in Gilmore v. Jones

August 10th, 2018

Dean Lyrissa Lidsky and other free-speech colleagues filed an amicus brief in June in the case of Gilmore v. Jones. Brennan Gilmore was on the street at last summer’s white…

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…

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…

Dean Lidsky Appears on NPR’s On the Media To Discuss Defamation

May 9th, 2018

In April, Dean Lyrissa Lidsky appeared on NPR’s On the Media: Moving Beyond the Norm, talking to host Bob Garfield about defamation and the legal threats to Alex Jones’ Infowars…