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Judge Refuses to Enforce Prior Restraint Against EFF

November 17, 2017: Federal Judge Says Australian Court Cannot Tell US-based EFF To Take Down Article A federal judge ruled […]

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Authors Share Excerpts on Free Speech: Thomas Healy and The Great Dissent

The Great Dissent: How Oliver Wendell Holmes Changed His Mind--and Changed the History of Free Speech in America "is a fascinating glimpse into an art that seems lost in law and politics today: the art of changing one's mind. In meticulous detail, Healy tells us how the great jurist, who had staunchly upheld criminal convictions in free speech cases just months before, changed his mind in Abrams." - The Atlantic

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Yelp Case Demonstrates How To Out Anonymous Speakers

The online consumer review site, Yelp, tried to protect the anonymity of a reviewer who wrote a dismissive piece about […]

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Court Rules Baring Breasts Not Protected by First Amendment

The United States Court of Appeals for the  Seventh Circuit ruled that a Chicago ordinance did not violate the First […]

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Harvey Weinstein Hired Investigators To Intimidate Journalists

In an explosive New Yorker piece that hit the web Monday night, Ronan Farrow details how Harvey Weinstein used spies, lies and threats to intimidate multiple journalists from exposing the truth about his predatory behavior.

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Leaked Paradise Papers Shed Light On Murky Offshore World

Expanding on the work uncovered by the Panama Papers, German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung obtained 13.4 million records detailing offshore networks […]

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First Amendment: By the Numbers

With controversies swirling daily about the freedom of speech and press, what is the state of public support for the […]

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Country Music Association Backtracks on Reporter Ban At Awards Gala

The Country Music Association first told reporters covering the annual awards event next week that questions about “the Las Vegas […]

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