Nov 9

Featured Guest Blogger Sarah Hinchliff Pearson



Posted 3 years, 5 months ago.

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When Speech Can Get You in Trouble, Despite the First Amendment: The Shirvell Case When an employer restricts an employee’s right to speak, by banning employee blogs or limiting what employees can say on social media sites, it is common for people to say it is a violation of the First Amendment right to free… [Continue Reading]



Oct 14

Featured Guest Blogger Sarah Hinchliff Pearson



Posted 3 years, 6 months ago.

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BROWSER BEWARE: WHAT YOU DON’T READ MAY STILL LEGALLY BIND YOU Without realizing it, we have all entered into hundreds of legal contracts online. Nearly every website contains “terms of service” or “terms of use,” which dictate the rules under which you are allowed to access that site. Some websites require you to click to… [Continue Reading]



Sep 20

Featured Guest Blogger Sarah Hinchliff Pearson



Posted 3 years, 7 months ago.

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Speaking from the Shadows: How the Internet Has Changed the Meaning of “Anonymous” The First Amendment right to speak anonymously is well-established, and, at various times throughout American history, it has protected some of the most important speech in our political discourse. But anonymous speech also has a dark underbelly, which has been transformed and… [Continue Reading]



Jul 9

Featured Guest Blogger Sarah Hinchliff Pearson



Posted 3 years, 9 months ago.

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Allowing the Presses to Roll: How the Second Circuit Expanded First Amendment Protections Despite Resistance from the Estate of J.D. SalingerAs most journalists probably know, Courts interpreting the First Amendment have always strongly resisted any “prior restraints” on speech because they suppress expression before a court can determine that the speech should indeed be denied… [Continue Reading]