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.

Chris Marchese NetChoice

NetChoice’s Chris Marchese on Fighting Against Social Media Restrictions

NetChoice has challenged social media censorship laws in both Florida and Texas, and has been successful in recent months in challenging the constitutionality of online minor safety laws.

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CREW’s Donald Sherman on the Insurrection Clause Challenge to Trump’s Candidacy

In an interview, Sherman reflected on the Supreme Court’s oral arguments and warned of the effects on democracy if Trump is not held accountable for his actions on Jan. 6, 2021.

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One of E. Jean Carroll's attorneys, Joshua Matz, of Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP.

Attorney Joshua Matz on E. Jean Carroll’s Legal Victory Against Donald Trump

The former Elle Magazine advice columnist has been awarded a total of $88.3 million in damages in her nearly six-year defamation legal battle against former President Donald Trump.

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Caitlin Vogus, deputy director of advocacy at Freedom of the Press Foundation.

Press Freedom Advocate Caitlin Vogus on the Importance of the PRESS Act

In an interview, Caitlin Vogus, deputy director of advocacy at Freedom of the Press Foundation, discussed the importance of the PRESS Act and its proposed protections.

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ACLU’s David Cole on the Decision to Represent the NRA Before the Supreme Court

In an interview, ACLU legal director David Cole, who will argue the NRA’s case in front of the Supreme Court, discussed protecting free speech rights despite disagreement.

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Best-Selling Author Laurie Halse Anderson on Challenging Iowa’s Controversial Book Ban

The new Iowa law, which was temporarily blocked in December, sought to ban books containing sexual content in public school libraries and classrooms through sixth grade.

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Will Creeley speaks on a panel at the National First Amendment Summit in Philadelphia

FIRE’s Will Creeley on Campus Speech Controversies Amid Israel-Hamas War

In an interview in January, FIRE's legal director Will Creeley discussed the First Amendment questions surrounding recent campus controversies.

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Does the First Amendment Protect Doctors Who Spread COVID-19 Misinformation?

Years after the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, disputes over discipline for doctors who allegedly spread COVID-19 misinformation are still playing out in court.

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