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Knight First Amendment Institute
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Department of Justice Sues Edward Snowden for Proceeds of New Memoir

According to the lawsuit, the DoJ is entitled to all monetary proceeds derived from the publication of his book because of contractual agreements Snowden signed while working as a government contractor.

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Federal Appeals Court Affirms Lower Court Ruling That Trump Can’t Block Critics on Twitter

A federal appeals court ruled that President Trump’s Twitter account is a public forum, and his practice of blocking critics violates the First Amendment. The decision arose from a July 2017 suit filed in U. S District Court for the Southern District of New York by seven Twitter users who had been blocked after they made critical remarks about Trump and/or his policies. The critics, represented by Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University, sued Trump and Daniel Scavino, the White House’s Director of Social Media, for violating their First Amendment rights.

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New Knight Study Released on The Future of the First Amendment

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.

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Knight Institute Sues Intelligence Agencies Over Release Of Records on Khashoggi Killing

The Knight First Amendment Institute is suing U.S. intelligence agencies to learn if they complied with a “duty to warn” […]

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Knight Institute Urges Facebook To Change Policy To Create “Safe Harbor” For Journalists And Researchers

In a letter sent to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, The Knight First Amendment Institute called on the platform to amend its […]

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Knight First Amendment Institute: Supreme Court Strengthens Digital-Era Privacy Rights and First Amendment Freedoms in Carpenter Decision

Reprinted with Permission From Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University In a landmark decision for the freedoms of speech […]

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Knight First Amendment Institute: From the Heckler’s Veto to the Provocateur’s Privilege

Reprinted with Permission From Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University Emerging Threats series invites leading thinkers to identify and grapple […]

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Privacy and Press Freedom Argued in Carpenter v. United States

Across the ideological spectrum, Supreme Court Justices appeared to find common ground in that “mass searches of our digital effects […]

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