Incitement to Violence
Ian Rosenberg

Authors Share Excerpts on Free Speech: Ian Rosenberg and The Marketplace of Ideas

In "The Fight for Free Speech," Ian Rosenberg distills the last century of First Amendment law into ten critical issues. The first chapter, excerpted here, traces the story of several anarchists who were tried under the Espionage Act of 1917 for distributing anti-war pamphlets.

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DeRay Mckesson

Black Lives Matter Leader May Face Trial for Actions of Anonymous Protester

A prominent Black Lives Matter activist, DeRay Mckesson, might go on trial for injuries sustained by a police officer during a protest in Baton Rouge, Louisiana even though he wasn’t […]

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Lawyers Argue In Appeal That Text Messages Sent In Suicide Case Were Protected Speech

Lawyers for Michelle Carter have filed an appeal in the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court to overturn the ruling in her involuntary manslaughter conviction, saying the text messages she sent encouraging […]

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Dana Loesch

NRA Criticized for Attacking First Amendment Right to Protest

In an open letter, Women’s March Leader Tamika Mallory writes, “The advertisement released by the NRA is a direct attack on people of color, progressives and anyone who exercises their […]

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