Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project and Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, is quoted in “Hillsborough Transit Agency Fights a First Amendment Lawsuit in U.S. Court. Why?” published in the Tampa Bay Business Journal…

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Posted: September 27, 2022

Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications associate professor and associate director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project, is the author of “Sonic Privacy,” published as part of the series, “A Healthy Digital Public Sphere,” in the Yale Journal of Law & Technology 2022. In…

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Posted: September 21, 2022

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project and Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, is the author of the guest column “For Many Professors, Fall is the Season for Writing Letters of Recommendation” published in The…

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Posted: September 14, 2022

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project and Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, is quoted in Erik’s Wemple’s opinion column “Lachlan Murdoch’s Pathetic Attack on an Australian News Outlet” published in The Washington Post on…

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Posted: August 26, 2022

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project and Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, will be the 2022 First Amendment Day keynote speaker at the UNC Center for Media Law and Policy in Chapel Hill, North…

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Posted: August 22, 2022

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project and Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, is quoted in “Sarasota Herald-Tribune Deletes Op-Ed by Proud Boy Wife After Backlash – But Doesn’t Address Major Conflict” published on medialite.com…

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Posted: July 12, 2022

Ted Bridis, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Rob Hiaasen Lecturer in Investigative Reporting, and Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project and Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication, are quoted in “A Florida Power Company Didn’t Like a Journalist’s Commentary. Its Consultants Had…

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Posted: June 27, 2022

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project and Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, is the author of “Expert Testimony by Public University Faculty: Exposing Doctrinal Deficiencies of Academic Freedom and Proposing a Solution Within the…

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Posted: June 13, 2022

Jasmine McNealy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications associate director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project, will join the Federal Trade Commission’s Office of Policy Planning as Technology Advisor in the Chief Technology Office. The appointment, which is initially for one year starting June 20, is…

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Posted: June 7, 2022

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project and Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, is quoted in “DeSantis’ Office Considered a Bill to Target Libel Laws, Records Show” published in the Orlando Sentinel on May 18.…

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Posted: May 18, 2022

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project and Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, is quoted in “How Some Students Are Protesting Law Dubbed ‘Don’t Say Gay’ as Graduation Nears” published in the South Florida Sun…

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Posted: May 16, 2022

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project and Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communication at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, is quoted in “Seminole County High School to Cover Yearbook Photos of ’Don’t Say Gay’ Student Protests” published in the Orlando Sentinel…

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Posted: May 10, 2022