But public interest dictates that even politicians’ ‘repugnant’ speech deserves a place on social mediaBy Bilal Choudhry
Texas AG unblocks critics in response to Knight Institute, ACLU of Texas lawsuit maintaining the account is a "public forum" under the First AmendmentBy A. Adam Glenn
Courts are barring public officials from blocking critics from their social media accounts.By Jameel Jaffer & Katie Fallow
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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What We Owe Whistleblowers
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Knight Institute v. CDC
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