In light of Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination, experts weigh in on his First Amendment record with mixed views. During the course of the confirmation process, Kavanaugh was questioned about reporter's privilege and whether he would allow journalists to divulge the details of confidential conversations he had with them decades ago.
Reprinted with Permission from Ballard Spahr Good news for internet hosts: NAFTA’s replacement, the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), will […]
September 20, 2018: First Amendment News (FAN) Publishes Original Essays By Women On Free Speech Law To commemorate FAN’s 200th […]
The Newseum Institute’s First Amendment expert, Gene Policinski, originally published this commentary on September 21, 2018, on the Newseum blog, […]
Reprinted with Permission from Ballard Spahr In an opinion and order issued yesterday, a Nevada state court dismissed with prejudice […]
Reprinted with Permission from Ballard Spahr A West Virginia federal court has rejected defamation claims arising from two Peabody Award-winning CBS […]
Are 3-D printer designs protected by the First Amendment? This was the legal defense raised by Cody Wilson back in 2015, who faced prosecution for violating federal gun export laws after he created a gun with a 3-D printer and then posted the blueprints online for others to download and use.
Reprinted with Permission from Ballard Spahr The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled earlier […]