"We need PEN America more than ever to achieve this objective and I am so honored to be part of its mission,” Boutrous said in a statement.
The Newseum Institute’s First Amendment expert, Gene Policinski, originally published this commentary on June 13, 2019, on the Newseum blog, […]
A Florida man who was arrested for refusing to alter a car decal a deputy claimed was “obscene” will not […]
PEN America filed its response to a motion to dismiss filed on April 10 by the Department of Justice on […]
Catherine J. Ross, professor of law at George Washington University Law School, explains the possible issues that could arise if President Trump signs an executive order requiring colleges to support free speech on their campuses in order to receive federal research funds. "Ultimately, the central constitutional risk inherent in Trump’s proposed executive order is all too familiar: it will chill protected speech. What’s more, it will likely violate central tenets of the Speech Clause when enforced," she writes.
The Future of the First Amendment: 2018 Report of High School Students and Teachers report examines how high school students' attitudes about the First Amendment, censorship, and the news environment are changing and what that means for the future of democracy.
The Newseum Institute’s First Amendment expert, Gene Policinski, originally published this commentary on October 26, 2018, on the Newseum blog, […]
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.