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Stocktown, California

School Newspaper Publishes Controversial Story At The Center Of Free Speech Debate

On Friday May 3, a student high school newspaper in Stockton, California published an article about an 18 year-old student […]

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Daniel Coats

Prepublication Review: An “Unconstitutional Censorship” of Former Intelligence Officials?

Five former intelligence officials are suing two U.S. intelligence agencies and the Department of Defense, challenging the constitutionality of the agencies’ “prepublication review” system. The prepublication review system requires current and former intelligence agency employees and military personnel to submit  for government approval anything they write about their past work.

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Australian News Outlets And Journalists Must Appear In Court To Answer To Alleged Suppression Order Breach

An Australian gag order that is preventing the media from reporting on one of the country's biggest stories has made its way to the US, preventing outlets with bureaus Down Under from covering the verdict of a Cardinal convicted of five counts of sexual abuse. In a digital age, are orders like this one still relevant and viable?

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New York State Bar Association

New York Fair Trial Free Press Conference

Every year, the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) convenes a panel of journalists, judges, and lawyers to discuss a […]

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Soda cans

Federal Appeals Court Blocks San Francisco Requirement For Health Warning On Soda Ads

The ordinance required advertisements for sugary drinks to include a health warning that occupied 20% of the ad.

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Beer

Could a Beer Label Be Free Speech? DC Brewery Sues Government For Stalled Sales During Shutdown

D.C. craft beer brewery Atlas Brew Works is suing the acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker over their inability to sell […]

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Arkansas Student Newspaper Overcomes Censorship Dispute

The controversy that ensued over an investigation published by student journalists—despite a state law protecting their rights—has come to a close. Student […]

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Los Angeles Times Building

Deja Vu: LA Judge Challenged On Unconstitutional Court Order For Second Time This Month

For the second time this month, Superior Court Judge Gustavo N. Sztraicher rescinded a court order after he was challenged […]

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