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1917 Espionage Act

Julian Assange, the Espionage Act and Dangerous Press Freedom Implications

Julian Assange is the first publisher in history to be charged with the World War I-era Espionage Act, igniting pushback from journalists around the world who say this could threaten press freedoms and endanger First Amendment protections.

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Gene Policinski

Gene Policinski Commentary: New Assange Charges Raise Two First Amendment Alarms

The Newseum Institute‚Äôs First Amendment expert, Gene Policinski, originally published this commentary on June 13, 2019, on the Newseum blog, […]

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