Amicus Brief: Arkansas Donor Can Challenge State’s Blackout Period

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September 5, 2019   •  By IFS Staff   •  , ,

The Institute for Free Speech filed an amicus brief asking a federal court to allow an Arkansas citizen to make campaign contributions, within legal limits, ...

Arkansas Times LP, v. Waldrip, et al.

April 16, 2019   •  By Scott Blackburn   •  , ,

Political boycotts combine associational and expressive activities that are each protected by the First Amendment. And, just as the political boycott is more than ...

Amicus Brief: Arkansas Anti-BDS Law Violates the First Amendment

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April 16, 2019   •  By IFS Staff   •  , ,

The Institute for Free Speech and the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) yesterday filed an amicus brief stating that an Arkansas law ...

Analysis of Arkansas H.B. 1705 (2019)

March 18, 2019   •  By Eric Wang   •  , , ,

The Institute for Free Speech provides the following analysis of H.B. 1705, which would impose sweeping new regulations on speech deemed to somehow “influence” ...

Still Overbroad and Still Dangerous: Arkansas H.B. 1005 Threatens Nonprofit Groups’ Speech

March 14, 2017   •  By Matt Nese   •  , , ,

As amended by the sponsor on March 14, 2017, House Bill 1005 now contains only two major provisions. The first regulates “coordinated communications,” and ...

Constitutional and Practical Issues with Arkansas House Bill 1005

January 18, 2017   •  By Matt Nese   •  , , ,

On behalf of the Center for Competitive Politics, we are writing you today to respectfully submit the following comments regarding the constitutional and practical ...

Constitutional and Practical Issues with Arkansas House Bill 1425

February 24, 2015   •  By Matt Nese   •  , ,

House Bill 1425 proposes to regulate speech and creates massive new government reporting requirements for speakers. Many provisions in the bill are unconstitutionally vague ...

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