First Amendment free-speech law, particularly in the public sector, has become a hotly contested area with a slew of recent court decisions altering the landscape. This course and manual examine the current trends and developments, with a focus on the Third Circuit and Pennsylvania. Among the topics that are explored are online harassment and defamation, free speech in the schools, and the rights of public officials.
Summary of Contents
- Freedom of Speech and the Keyboard Jockey
- Freedom of Speech and Public Officials: What Crosses the Line?
- Freedom of Speech and Social Media
- First Amendment in Schools: The 1, 2, 3 SCOTUS Punch