Category: Constitutional Case Law

  • Freedom of Expression and the Right to Protest – From Case Law to Ground Theory

    “While respect for the rights enshrined in the Constitution should, in theory, be nonpartisan, protest has long been and remains a fiercely political issue, particularly as a form of expression often wielded against those currently holding political power.” – PEN America, from Arresting Dissent. Concerning the exercise of freedom of expression in the United States, […]

  • Speech and the Courts – Some Views

    Towards developing an understanding about the role of the First Amendment in relation to the practice of free speech, in the United States, the proceedings of the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) may serve as a primary form of reference – such as in cases where the court has articulated a legal position […]