Freedom of Speech

Charlie Hedbo: The Right DecisionThe terror attack on the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo is, in essence, an assault on global free speech and is having a chilling effect on editorial content in the United States.
Homegrown Fundamentalist CensorshipWhen Americans demand cancellation of a television show because the idea it promotes may be false or dangerous, they are no better than fundamentalists who demand a newspaper not publish a cartoon.
Pa. Court Affirms Right of Group To Hurl Invective Outside Center City MallA local group called the Israelite School of Universal Practical Knowledge has received city permits to speak on the sidewalk near Liberty Place, at 16th and Chestnut Streets, voicing hatred toward whites, Asians, and other groups.
Students' Free Speech Has LimitsWhat are the free speech rights of students to tweet vulgar things about the principal?
Fired For 'Liking' SomeoneCan you be fired for 'liking' someone? As in, 'liking' them on Facebook?
Is It Illegal To Give 'The Finger'?If you wave to a police officer with only one finger, can you be arrested for it?
SLAPP LawsuitsMany people are confused about freedom of speech and its limits - and the limits on trying to limit it. Here’s what you need to know.
Illegal TweetingIs it legal to live tweet from a sports event? Depends.