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During an interview with BBC Newshour on Feb. 8, Knight Institute Senior Staff Attorney Katie Fallow addressed First Amendment questions raised by the impeachment trial of former President Trump, which began today.
In response to a question from the BBC’s...
Agrees that public officials who use social media accounts to further their official duties must comply with the First Amendment
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