Meet the 2023 Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference Scholars

Meet the 51 Free Spirit scholars from the 2023 class.

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Why Montana’s TikTok Ban Is Unconstitutional

A TikTok ban likely violates TikTok’s First Amendment rights – and yours.
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Glory in Ashes: Flag Desecration and the First Amendment

How and why flag burning became protected speech.

Dissent Is More Than Patriotic. It’s Baked Into the First Amendment

Political dissent is part of a vibrant democracy.

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Watch: How Lesser-Known Religions Have Protected Religious Freedom for All

Fast facts about six lesser-known religions supporting the First Amendment.

World Press Freedom Day 2023: U.S. Black Holes and Bright Spots

Where the U.S. stands on press freedom.

A First Amendment Analysis of the Stanford Protests

No one gains in a verbal food fight on campus.
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Why New Utah Social Media Laws Are Unconstitutional

Free speech advocates claim that the new Utah social media laws violate the First Amendment.
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Free Speech in Schools: What Can Students Say?

Learn all about free speech in schools, including how and when student speech is protected by the First Amendment.
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Media Fatigue: 4 Ways to Fight Information Exhaustion

How to avoid being overwhelmed by junk information.
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Watch: What Interfaith Families Can Teach Us About the First Amendment

Dialogue lessons for some 100 million Americans in interfaith families.
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