First Amendment Project

By Clay Calvert College campuses often are crucibles for free-speech controversies. The first eight months of 2017 were no exception, witnessing multiple incidents where conservative speakers like Ann Coulter and Milo Yiannopoulos drew opposition, anger and sometimes violence. So what happens when a controversial person – perhaps a non-student who…

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Posted: August 22, 2017

By Clay Calvert President Donald Trump’s fondness for criticizing news organizations, “heckling journalists” and spouting points of public policy via his Twitter account is clear. News of his nomination of Christopher Wray to be the next FBI director, for example, came by tweet. His tweets carry the stamp of government…

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Posted: June 27, 2017

University of Florida Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project Director Clay Calvert was quoted in the article “Legal Experts Give Edge to Airbnb in Its Suite Against San Francisco” published on skift.com on June 29, 2016. The article focuses on the requirement that Airbnb hosts must now register with the…

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Posted: July 7, 2016