The Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that the Bladensburg Cross, a World War I monument, has effectively become secular.
The court ruled that First Amendment protections don't apply to a corporation that operates a public access channel in New York.
Decisions in Illinois and North Carolina to reprint yearbooks with white nationalist photos have prompted a First Amendment debate.
Efforts to get privately owned teams like the Redskins and the Cleveland Indians to drop offensive mascots may have stalled, but states can enact bans in the public sector.
What goes for Assange may also go for any person who obtains or discloses classified information—even journalists.
Experts say the initiative does not "have much teeth to it" but that it does not run contrary to the First Amendment.
An expert on First Amendment rights weighs in on what happened to Bryan Carmody last Friday.
In Illinois and Wisconsin, laws restricting post-incarceration name changes are leaving trans people with government IDs that don't align with their gender identities.
Dave Assman's attempt to get his last name on a Canadian plate has thrust the question back into the United States spotlight.
A 40-foot cross that honors fallen World War I soldiers stands at a busy intersection on February 28th, 2019, in Bladensburg, Maryland.
Ag-gag laws effectively criminalized undercover investigations for three decades, but now, the courts are turning the tide in favor of animal rights activists.
The ruling is an important step forward for the First Amendment's "right to record," which has become increasingly valuable at a time when images of police brutality often go viral.
If I spend enough of my lived experience fighting my way out of lies, I might find myself too exhausted to receive the truth when I'm done.
The proposed changes could put a fee on protesting in the nation's capitol.
The shuttering of a prison debate club shows the precarious nature of free-speech rights among American inmates.
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In a new era of protest and de-platforming, conservatives have defensively invested the First Amendment with a transcendent power and moral authority it does not warrant. What happens when equality and free speech are in direct opposition?
With SESTA, Congress gets it backwards: Speaking isn't dangerous for sex workers. Censorship is.
Only 64 percent felt freedom of speech was secure in the U.S.