After more violence in Ferguson, Missouri, reports of additional journalist arrests have sparked debate about the media’s First Amendment right to report the news without obstructing police activities.
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The public protests in Ferguson, Missouri, over a police shooting have expanded an ongoing debate about the First Amendment right of journalists and citizens to record video of police activities.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at two rights under consideration as stars in college sports have grown increasingly upset with their economic status in big-time college sports.
Two recent court decisions that featured aspiring rappers show how powerful the consideration of rap lyrics and the First Amendment can be as evidence in court.
The legendary confrontation between William Jennings Bryan and Clarence Darrow in the Scopes Monkey Trial took place on a hot Monday afternoon in July 1925. But real clash of the cultural titans didn’t exactly match what was later popularized in movies and theater.