Six cases on its docket raise First Amendment issues, including high-profile disputes over campaign finance reform and church-state relations.
It’s not just athletes and celebrities that damage their careers with indiscreet tweets.
All application materials must be submitted by Oct. 4 for the 2014 competition, scheduled for Feb. 20-21, 2014.
In recognition of the power of free speech set to music, the First Amendment Center and the Americana Music Association join together each year to honor a prominent musician who has used his or her music to contribute to the markeplace of ideas. Awardees have come from a wide musical and political spectrum, including Johnny Cash, Joan Baez, Kris Kristofferson, Charlie Daniels and Mavis Staples.
Fortunately, a growing number of schools are getting the message that the First Amendment doesn’t mandate a religion-free zone in public schools.
Americans are engaged in what is a historic – at least, by virtue of being largely electronic – national discussion over national priorities and military options.
Success of Face to Faith program in schools worldwide reminds us that In a world torn by sectarian violence and hate, we can – and must – do much more to help young people experience our common humanity.
The First Amendment is the means, mechanism and method by which we use freedom to participate in self-governance and work to achieve Martin Luther King’s vision of equality.
Bulletin-board posting was part of what public schools are supposed to be doing in teaching about Islam, Christianity and other faiths in ways that are constitutionally and academically sound.
In-house ombudsmen who publicly criticize bad reporting by their news organizations help the public judge news-media credibility.
The Framers of our Constitution knew the time had come to break from the precedents of history and bar any religious group from ever imposing itself on the nation.
Advocates for marriage equality draw the line on religious freedom when religious groups take government funds.
Can Amazon founder sustain focus on holding government accountable in an era of news as celebrity fluff and pundit chatter?
We’re only in the early rounds of balancing legitimate national-security concerns against over-classification and with the need of the public for accurate information on what its government is doing.
If you don’t like the glam-rock picture of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, then don’t buy the magazine.