A Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling could have wide implications that limit free speech rights in schools, according to the lawyer who defended students who wore the American flag to school.
Two and a half millennia ago, Aristotle made one of the most fundamental statements ever about human society: “Man is by nature a political animal.”
Students at the University of Oregon began their fall semester on Monday amid controversy over conduct charges filed against a female student for making a joke.
The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) filed coordinated lawsuits against against four universities due to the schools’ speech codes, which FIRE says are unconstitutional.
Supporters of a bill that would create a federal shield law for reporters are pushing to get the legislation to the Senate floor following the Supreme Court’s decision to not hear New York Times reporter James Risen’s case on Monday.
More than 40 Senate Democrats have signed on to a constitutional amendment proposed by Senator Tom Udall’s (D., N.M.) that would fundamentally alter the right to free speech.
Republicans are attacking the proposal, which would “give Congress clear authority in the Constitution to regulate the campaign finance system,” even though it has absolutely no chance of becoming a reality.
As Senator Ted Cruz (R., Texas) explains in a recent Wall Street Journal op-ed, Udall’s amendment is ridiculous:
A student at the University of Hawaii filed a lawsuit on Thursday claiming her First Amendment rights were violated when she was ordered to stop handing out copies of the U.S. Constitution to fellow students.
A student who was ordered to stop handing out copies of the Constitution on Constitution Day filed a lawsuit today in federal court against the college district for violating his First Amendment rights.
Faculty members expressed alarm at new sexual harassment policies at the University of Montana approved by the Departments of Justice and Education.