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actions_against_online_speeActions Against Online Speech

A list of incidents in the United States in which online speech is threatened, through libel suits, criminal investigations, or other means.

 

IMG_6414Anti-SLAPP

Information on statutes that can provide quick dismissal of lawsuits infringing on free speech.

 

defamation_faq_3Defamation FAQs

This FAQ provides a general overview of the basic principles of American defamation law.

 

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Drones

Resources about the developing field of drones/UAVs and drone journalism.

 

bigbenface250Libel Tourism

Information about the SPEECH Act and related state statutes designed to combat libel tourism.

 

securityNational Security & The First Amendment

Information and cases of reporters and news organizations threatened with prosecution under national security laws.

 

reporters-notebookReporter's Privilege/Shield Laws

Materials on the protection of reporters' sources.

 

 

marilynRight of Publicity

Tracks state legislative efforts to create or enhance the protection of personality rights for celebrities and others.

 
 
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