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Ex-NFL player and Army veteran Nate Boyer talks about the power of…

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Prominent free speech court cases from throughout history.

Is Obscenity Protected Speech? A First Amendment Guide

Everything to know about obscenity and the First Amendment.

What Is Defamation? Everything You Should Know

Answering a commonly asked, but often misunderstood, First Amendment question.

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Free Speech on College Campuses: The Ultimate Guide

What can (and can't) be said on college campuses?

How I Exercised My Rights as a Student Journalist

How one student journalist used his First Amendment freedoms to speak up and get a…

Is Hate Speech Illegal?

Everything to know about the legality of hate speech.
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How the Free Spirit Conference Fosters Student Press Freedom

A Free Spirit alum highlights the importance of student journalists.
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Religion in the Workplace: What You Should Know

We answer frequently asked questions about religion in the workplace.
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Marion County Record Newspaper Raid Should Concern Us All

When can police search newsrooms and when does the First Amendment protect journalists?
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What a Chronic Aspirer Learned as a Free Spirit Scholar

Takeaways from a student who attended the 2023 Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference.
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