Important First Amendment Supreme Court Decision Cruises Under the Radar

July 21, 2022   •  By Barnaby Zall   •  , , ,

FEC v. Cruz is a forceful restatement of the Court’s intention to protect political speech and clarifies that governments must justify restrictions with specific ...

California Gunowner Data Leak Makes the Case (Again) for Donor Privacy

July 7, 2022   •  By Tiffany Donnelly   •  , , , ,

In Americans for Prosperity Foundation, the district court made factual findings that leaks were commonplace and the State’s security protocols for maintaining the confidentiality ...

Estimating the Cost of Fighting a SLAPP in a State with No Anti-SLAPP Law

June 16, 2022   •  By David Keating   •  ,

If you’re faced with a meritless lawsuit alleging defamation, what can you expect to pay in legal fees? The short answer is: it depends. ...

FBI Targets Outspoken Parents, School Boards Silence Them

June 9, 2022   •  By Nathan Maxwell   •  ,

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) states that its mission “is to protect the American people and uphold the Constitution of the United States” ...

Introducing Adam Tragone, IFS’s Newest Attorney

June 7, 2022   •  By IFS Staff   •  ,

The Institute for Free Speech is glad to announce the addition of attorney Adam Tragone to our legal team. Tragone brings extensive trial and ...

IFS Welcomes Dustin Hartuv, Bradley Summer Associate Fellow for 2022

May 24, 2022   •  By IFS Staff   •  ,

The Institute for Free Speech is delighted to welcome Dustin Hartuv as a Bradley Summer Associate Fellow for the summer of 2022. Dustin will ...

Updates to the Anti-SLAPP Report Card

May 18, 2022   •  By IFS Staff   •  ,

This blog post provides information on states that have either enacted new anti-SLAPP laws or improved existing laws since the February 2022 publication of ...

Biden’s “Disinformation Governance Board” Isn’t Even Trying to Earn Americans’ Trust

April 29, 2022   •  By Luke Wachob   •  ,

What is the Biden administration thinking? Creating a “Disinformation Governance Board”? Bad idea. Placing it inside the Department of Homeland Security? Bad idea. Choosing a ...

South Dakota Allows Capitol Gatherings Year-Round Following IFS Lawsuit

April 15, 2022   •  By Nathan Maxwell   •  ,

The esteemed executives enshrined on Mount Rushmore are keeping watch over a more speech-friendly state following our challenge to South Dakota’s unconstitutional restrictions on ...

President Biden Asks Congress to Censor Political Speech in First State of the Union Address

March 9, 2022   •  By Nathan Maxwell   •  , , , , , ,

The State of the Union address is the president’s yearly opportunity to discuss solutions to the nation’s toughest problems before Congress. In President Joe ...

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