This year saw perhaps the largest public protests in American history, one of the most contentious election years, vast public use of social media to achieve political and social goals, and harsh debate on whether government mandates designed to combat the pandemic infringe constitutional rights, including the right to free expression. Free speech challenges rose
Tuesday’s post discussed four important issues in First Amendment law which will involve the Supreme Court and other courts deciding fairly traditional, “earth bound” questions of free speech. Today’s post explores more unusual challenges facing the courts in 2015.
1. Individuals’ Speech on Facebook:
Does the First Amendment protect an individual who makes menacing and…