Susanna Granieri
Researcher and Reporter

Susanna Granieri is a recent graduate of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Her past internships include writing for the Legislative Gazette, an Albany-based newspaper focused on legislation, policy and politics; and working as an Immersion Fellow at the Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting, where she investigated the use of faulty forensic science in death penalty convictions in Mississippi and nationally.

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Supreme Court Rejects Appeal From Black Lives Matter Activist Over Protest Lawsuit

At an earlier stage of the case, the high court noted that the issue was “fraught with implications for First Amendment rights.”

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Some Fear University of Michigan Proposed Policy on Protests Could Quell Free Speech

The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan said it is concerned the proposed policy, as drafted, will impair civil liberties on campus.

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Trump Tests Limits of Gag Order With Post Insulting 2 Likely Witnesses in Criminal Trial

It was unclear whether the judge might consider Trump’s criticism of his former lawyer Michael Cohen and Stormy Daniels a violation of the gag order.

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Appeals Court Hears Arguments on State Ban on Gender-Affirming Care for Minors

U.S. District Judge Jay Moody last year ruled that Arkansas’ health care restrictions violated the First Amendment by prohibiting doctors from referring patients elsewhere.

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New York Appeals Court Rejects Trump’s Third Request to Delay Hush Money Trial

Trump’s hush-money case is the first of his four criminal indictments slated to go to trial and would be the first criminal trial ever of a former president.

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London High Court hands down Julian Assange appeal ruling

Biden Says He Will Consider Request To Drop Prosecution of WikiLeaks Founder

Julian Assange’s supporters say he is a journalist protected by the First Amendment who exposed U.S. military wrongdoing that was in the public interest.

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Former U.S. President Donald Trump attends the Trump Organization civil fraud trial, in New York State Supreme Court in the Manhattan borough of New York City

Appeals Court Rejects Donald Trump’s Latest Attempt To Delay Hush Money Criminal Trial

Trump's attorney argued the trial should be postponed while he fights a gag order, stating that “the First Amendment harms arising from this gag order right now are irreparable."

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Librarians Fear New Penalties, Even Prison, as Activists Challenge Books

Across the country, book challenges and bans have soared to the highest levels in decades, and lawmakers are considering new punishments.

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