Derek Reinbold  //  3/26/17  //  Topic Update


FREE SPEECH & PRESS

President Trump has unleashed a massive assault on free speech in practice and principle, as David Cole recounts in the New York Review of Books.

The First Amendment offers key protections against searches and inquiries from border agents, which the Electronic Frontier Foundation describes here.

Lincoln Kaplan offers a thoughtful analysis of how the First Amendment applies to Donald Trump's presidency.


Updates | The Week of January 22, 2018

1/28/18  //  Daily Update

Hundreds of thousands of people participated worldwide in Women's Marches on Saturday, protesting the first year of the Trump administration and supporting women's rights.

Updates | The Week of January 15, 2018

1/14/18  //  Daily Update

President Trump vows to strengthen libel laws after the release of Fire and Fury.

Zachary Piaker

Columbia Law School

Updates | The Week of December 18, 2017

12/24/17  //  Daily Update

A federal district court in Michigan has upheld a right to display signs depicting aborted fetuses. Environmental Protection Agency employees who publicly criticized the Trump administration had their e-mails scrutinized by a Republican campaign research group.