First Amendment Clinic Director Clare R. Norins joins fellow UGA Law School faculty Lori Ringhand and Thomas Kadri in discussing the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on First Amendment freedoms.

video-recording of the panel is available to members of the UGA Law School community.

An image of two protesters holding up signs. The man on the right holds a sign that says "Justice 4 All". The woman on the left weras a face mask and her sign says "I want to be heard".

The Issue

Free Speech

The First Amendment protects the right of private individuals to engage in speech and expression without being censored or punished by the government because of their viewpoint. While the government may constitutionally regulate the time, place, and manner of private speech in public forums it must do so in a viewpoint-neutral manner and, depending on…

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