Billboard case before 6th Circuit has important implications for roadway advertising
Does man have First Amendment right to wear Packers jersey to Bears event?
Lawsuit over firing of Florida public employee over social media post allowed to continue
Nearly $2 million awarded in anti-SLAPP case involving Sheldon Adelson
False light claim fails for former American Icon contestant; actual malice standard applied
New article examines conflict between academic freedom & open-records laws
W. Va. high court strikes down internet restrictions on parolee
Prisoner loses First Amendment lawsuit over loss of library job
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Dean of the College of Media and Entertainment
President of the First Amendment Center
John R. Vile
Dean and Professor of Political Science
Dean of the University Honors College
Director of the John Seigenthaler Chair of Excellence in First Amendment Studies
Student rights, public employee speech, commercial speech
David L. Hudson Jr.
Co-editor of the Encyclopedia of the First Amendment, author; and author of Let The Students Speak: A History of the Fight for Freedom of Expression in American Schools (2011) and First Amendment: Freedom of Speech (2012).
About John Seigenthaler
The First Amendment Encyclopedia is presented by the John Seigenthaler Chair of Excellence in First Amendment Studies at Middle Tennessee State University.