Marion B. Brechner FIrst Amerndment Project

Clay Calvert, director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, was selected by the UF Honors Program to serve as an Elizabeth Wood Dunlevie Honors Term Professor for 2018-19. As part of this program he will teach an Honors…

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Posted: August 16, 2018

In a case reminiscent of the dispute over President Trump’s blocking of critics from his Twitter feed, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Brechner Center for Freedom of Information and Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project are supporting the free-speech case of a Texas police critic who was…

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Posted: May 31, 2018

Clay Calvert, director of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project was interviewed by several major publications regarding the Oct. 19 speech by Richard Spencer at the UF Performing Arts Center. In “University of Florida Braces for Richard Spencer,” published in The…

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Posted: October 23, 2017

Clay Calvert, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project director, was quoted in two national publications this week about First Amendment issues. In the article “Sarah Palin Files Convincing Lawsuit Against the New York Times Editorial Board,” Calvert comments on protected opinion in…

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Posted: July 5, 2017