A Pennsylvania school district violated the First Amendment by disciplining a student for off-campus speech, the court ruled.
The judge said that federal officials had immunity, and that claims of a conspiracy to clear Lafayette Square for President Donald J. Trump’s walk across it were “simply too speculative.”
A venturesome millionaire, he forged an only-in-America career in fields ranging from craft beer to free speech activism to scientific research.
Some independent shops flout the new limits on free expression. Others try to come to terms with them. For readers, they offer a sense of connection in a changed city.
More than 20 states have introduced legislation restricting lessons on racism and other so-called “divisive concepts.”
All Seasons Press, started by former executives from Simon & Schuster and Hachette, plans to publish books by the former Trump officials Mark Meadows and Peter Navarro.
The Supreme Court will soon consider whether to hear a First Amendment challenge to a Louisiana law that required driver’s licenses to identify sex offenders.
The move, just a week before their summit, will likely push the Russian opposition further underground and was a signal that the country’s domestic affairs are not up for discussion.
Yes, the civil liberties group is divided. What else is new?
An organization that has defended the First Amendment rights of Nazis and the Ku Klux Klan is split by an internal debate over whether supporting progressive causes is more important.
The Yale School of Medicine said the tone and content of a lecture by Dr. Aruna Khilanani, who has a private practice in New York, were “antithetical to the values of the school.”
Authorities succeeded in shuttering an activist site for three days. The takedown, and its reversal, presage a battle over internet freedoms.
The social network, under pressure since barring former President Donald J. Trump, will no longer automatically give world leaders special treatment.
The Stanford student sent a satirical flier that drew a complaint from the conservative group. The university then placed a hold on his diploma.
Many of the decisions of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court have not seen the light of day. That’s irreconcilable with the Constitution.
Today words, ideas and a commitment to peaceful protest are no less powerful threats to the Cuban state.
The social media platform criticized what it called “intimidation tactics,” saying it would push back on new rules that it said could rein in free speech online.
Republicans sure seem to think so. They are not alone.
Inside the unusual sequence of events behind one of the most important student free speech cases for 50 years.
The new law is a direct response to Facebook’s and Twitter’s suspensions of former President Donald J. Trump.
Rescapée de l’attaque contre Charlie Hebdo en 2015, la dessinatrice Corinne Rey a conçu un roman graphique qui s’est attiré la reconnaissance nationale d’un milieu essentiellement masculin
Since surviving the 2015 attack on the French satirical magazine’s office, Corinne Rey has created a graphic novel and won national recognition in a man’s world.
An unsealed court filing shows that the social media company fought the subpoena, which the Biden administration is said to have withdrawn.
Oregon, California, Minnesota, Tennessee and Washington, D.C., are seeking to give law enforcement agencies more power to exclude officers with ties to extremist groups.
Nick Clegg, a former deputy prime minister, has shaped the company’s handling of Donald Trump at every turn.
The panel of about 20 people, including academics and political leaders, will decide whether the company’s ban of former President Donald J. Trump will remain in effect.
Ms. Le Pen, head of the National Rally, posted graphic pictures in 2015 to protest comparisons between the terrorist group and her party.
A Rutgers Law student repeated an epithet from a legal case, and now Black students at the New Jersey school are calling for a policy on slurs — and apologies.
The justices struggled to determine how the First Amendment applies to public schools’ power to punish students for social media posts and other off-campus speech.
Brendan Hunt said videos and social media posts calling for the slaughter of congressional Democrats were just jokes. Jurors were not convinced.
Their proposal was quashed amid concerns that it would violate First Amendment protections, people briefed on the plan said.
The New York Post has complained that Facebook is blocking and downplaying its stories. But the platform doesn’t pay any special deference to journalists.
The trial of Brendan Hunt, an avid Trump backer and New York City resident, will be one of the justice system’s first attempts to grapple with the events of Jan. 6.
If you live in a community with a homeowners association, chances are good that you may be limited to just the Stars and Stripes.
Democrats are breathing easier. Republicans are crying censorship. For all of the country’s news consumers, a strange quiet has descended after a four-year bombardment of presidential verbiage.
The punishments over an unauthorized peaceful protest point to what critics say is the shrinking space for dissent in Hong Kong.
Kristine Hostetter was a beloved fourth-grade teacher. Then came the pandemic, the election and the Jan. 6 riot in Washington.
Three ways out of America’s infodemic.
Broadcast television and talk radio are just as problematic as social media.
The platform’s tolerance of white supremacist, pro-Nazi and conspiracy theory content pushes the boundaries of the medium.
Lawyers, judges and lawmakers are advancing a bold idea: The powerful algorithms used by Facebook, YouTube and Twitter could make them complicit in offline crimes.
A New Jersey teacher was suspended in 2017 after, she says, the school administration told her to remove a reference to Mr. Trump from a student’s shirt in a photo.
A recent solitary dissent by John Roberts points to his isolation from the court’s other conservatives.
Section 230 isn’t expected to be revoked, but even the more modest proposals for weakening it could have effects that ripple across the internet.
The 8-to-1 ruling said courts may hear suits seeking only nominal damages. Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., dissenting, said the majority had turned judges into advice columnists.
The Dr. Seuss cancellation illustrates all the problems that they used to have with censorship.
Nearly two weeks of sometimes violent demonstrations have turned into a collective outcry from young adults who see bleak futures and precious time lost to lockdowns.
The death of Mushtaq Ahmed has renewed alarm about the country’s use of a draconian digital security law to crack down on dissent.
With opposition to transgender issues regularly expressed by mainstream British figures, the country’s trans comedians are often just trying to assert their humanity.
An online spreadsheet with an anonymous minder tabulates Xi Jinping’s crackdown on speech.