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Internet Speech: A Boon to Civic Engagement

January 1, 2018  •  By IFS Staff  •    •  

The internet is an empowering and diversifying medium capable of uplifting marginalized voices. It has allowed more Americans to meaningfully participate in political dialogue and access more information and speech than ever before. It has enabled the average person to initiate and participate in movements for political and social change and to challenge power and authority. In the internet age,…

Democrats try draconian ‘For the People Act,’ take two

May 16, 2024   •  By Brad Smith   •  ,

Congressional Democrats in 2021 attempted to ram through a series of draconian election reforms aimed at harassing and limiting the speech of donors to their ...

Free Speech Arguments – Episode 9: Diei v. Boyd

May 2, 2024   •  By IFS Staff   •  , , ,

Diei v. Boyd, argued before Judges Joan L. Larsen, Chad A. Readler, and Stephanie Dawkins Davis in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the ...

Free Speech Arguments – Episode 6: U.S. v. Mackey

April 5, 2024   •  By IFS Staff   •  , , ,

United States v. Douglass Mackey, argued before the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on April 5, 2024.

Institute for Free Speech Senior Attorney Joins Expert Panel to Discuss Murthy v. Missouri

March 26, 2024   •  By IFS Staff   •  ,

Institute for Free Speech Senior Attorney, Charles “Chip” Miller joined a panel of experts to discuss the implications of Murthy v. Missouri

Free Speech Arguments – Episode 3: Murthy v. Missouri

March 18, 2024   •  By IFS Staff   •  ,

Vivek H. Murthy, Surgeon General, et al. v. Missouri, et al., argued before the Supreme Court of the United States on March 18, 2024

Government Censorship of Social Media Demands Bright-Line Rule

March 14, 2024   •  By Charles "Chip" Miller & Brett Nolan   •  , ,

Institute for Free Speech attorneys say the squishy test courts currently apply to government censorship of third parties doesn’t sufficiently protect free speech, and ...

Ninth Circuit Vacates Denial of Preliminary Injunction in Portland State University Professor Bruce Gilley’s Free Speech Case

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March 8, 2024   •  By IFS Staff   •  ,

The Institute for Free Speech brought the case on Gilley’s behalf after the University of Oregon Division of Equity and Inclusion blocked him on ...

Free Speech Arguments – Episode 1: Moody v. NetChoice, LLC and NetChoice, LLC v. Paxton

February 26, 2024   •  By IFS Staff   •  , ,

Argued before the Supreme Court of the United States on February 26, 2024.

Murthy v. Missouri

February 9, 2024   •  By IFS Staff   •  , ,

The brief says the First Amendment generally prohibits the government from privately soliciting removal of lawful political speech

Institute for Free Speech Urges Supreme Court to Establish Bright-Line Rule to Protect Political Speech from Censorship

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February 9, 2024   •  By IFS Staff   •  , ,

The brief says the First Amendment generally prohibits the government from privately soliciting removal of lawful political speech

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