Tag:First Amendment

Hurley-Sloan Symposium: Free Speech, Free Press or Free for All? Social Media and the First Amendment

April 5th, 2019

The Missouri-Hurley and Price Sloan Symposium will be held April 25 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. The event, “Free Speech, Free Press or Free for All? Social…

Dean Lidsky Named Reporter of New Restatement of Torts

January 30th, 2019

Dean Lyrissa Lidsky was recently named a Reporter of the new American Law Institute (ALI) Restatement of Torts:  Defamation and Privacy.  The project will focus on torts dealing with personal…

Dean Lidsky Cited in Federal Appellate Court Decision on Public Official’s Facebook Page

January 10th, 2019

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit unanimously ruled that Loudon County (Va.) Board of Supervisors Chair Phyllis Randall’s Facebook page operated as a public forum and that…

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…