Tag:Free Speech on Social Media

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 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…

Professor Abrams Speaks to New Jersey Sports Symposium on Social Media Dangers

October 25th, 2018

Professor Doug Abrams recently spoke to a town-hall-style symposium that explored lifelong consequences that can arise from misuse of Facebook, Twitter, and other social media by high school athletes and…

“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…