Jacob Mchangama
Akhil Reed Amar speaks on a panel at the National First Amendment Summit in Philadelphia

Panel Discussion: Leading Experts on the Origins of the First Amendment

Moderator Jeffrey Rosen, president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, was joined on stage by Jacob Mchangama, founder and CEO of Justitia and research professor at Vanderbilt University; Akhil Reed Amar, professor of law and political science at Yale University; and Stephen Solomon, professor of journalism at New York University and founding editor of First Amendment Watch.

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It’s A Matter of Public Opinion

How do cultural attitudes affect our ability to speak freely? Join us on April 21st at 12:00pm EST for our next #FAWPublicForum “It’s a Matter of (Public) Opinion,” where we will discuss current controversies that highlight conflicting attitudes about the appropriate bounds of free speech.

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Hate Speech on Social Media: Is There a Way to a More Civil Discussion?

 First Amendment Watch and ConSource, a leading site that encourages discussion of the U.S. Constitution, hosted a panel discussion entitled, “Hate Speech on Social Media: Is There a Way to […]

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First Amendment Watch Co-Sponsors Talk On “Hate Speech on Social Media: Is There a Way to More Civil Discussion?”

The panel will address important issues surrounding online hate speech in the U.S. and other parts of the world that lack First Amendment protections.

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Jacob Mchagama

Clear and Present Danger: Episode 22: Fighting Words – Free Speech in 18th Century America, Part II

Clear and Present Danger: A History of Free Speech is a podcast hosted by Jacob Mchangama, the founder and executive director of Justitia, a think tank focusing on human rights. […]

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