Dean Lyrissa Lidsky

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 Interviewed about Defamation Lawsuit Involving two Kremlin-Controlled TV Stations

October 22nd, 2018

Dean Lyrissa Lidsky was interviewed recently about a libel lawsuit against two Kremlin-controlled television stations, “U.S. Libel Case Over Russian Poisoning Take Aim at Kremlin Propaganda.” The plaintiff, Alex Goldfarb,…

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…

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…