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Professor Trachtenberg Publishes Book Chapter About Shared Governance and Freedom of Speech

Professor Ben Trachtenberg has a chapter published in “Leading Colleges and Universities: Lessons from Higher Education Leaders,” a new book from Johns Hopkins University Press. Other contributors include former Yale President Richard Levin and Lawrence S. Bacow, newly chosen as president of Harvard University. Trachtenberg’s chapter is called “The Complexities of Shared Governance and Freedom of Speech,” and it discusses…

BYU Radio Show Interviews Dean Lidsky on Free Speech and Social Media

“Top of Mind with Julie Rose,” a show broadcast by Brigham Young University’s radio station BYU Radio, recently interviewed Dean Lyrissa Lidsky to discuss issues of free speech on social media. During the interview, Dean Lidsky, a leading First Amendment scholar, addressed the legal debate surrounding elected government officials blocking their followers from their social media sites. In creating and…

Professor Myers Presents on Trademarks and Free Speech

Professor Gary Myers participated as a speaker at the 9th Annual Free Speech/Media Law Discussion Forum at the Pázmány Péter Catholic University Faculty of Law in Budapest, Hungary. His topic and argument anticipated the Supreme Court’s new decision on trademarks and free speech in Matal v. Tam. Sponsors of the two-day conference were the Pázmány Péter Catholic University; the Luxembourg…

Using Shared Governance to Preserve Free Speech on Campus: Professor Trachtenberg in The Chronicle for Higher Education

Professor Ben Trachtenberg recently wrote an article published in The Chronicle for Higher Education, “How Missouri Used Shared Governance to Preserve Free Speech on Campus,” in which he discussed free speech at public universities. Specifically, he described the student protests that occurred on the MU campus in Fall 2015 and how the university has responded to free speech issues on…

Law Faculty Help Develop New Policies Designed to Help Campus Community, Visitors Understand Rights Related to Protests and Use of Public Spaces

School of Law faculty were among the members of a committee that created new and revised policies that will help the MU community and visitors understand their rights and responsibilities related to campus protests and the use of public space. The Ad Hoc Joint Committee on Protests, Public Spaces, Free Speech and the Press was created by MU Interim Chancellor…