Column

Wisconsin bill is not the right way to regulate rioting

New Wisconsin law defines rioting to prevent violence but definition will likely cause, exacerbate worse issues

State of Wisconsin

Republican lawmakers propose amendments to increase protesting penalties

'We really need to be careful about criminalizing people who stand in the wrong place,' Sen. Roys (D-Madison) says

Column

Police facing no charge after killing Black teen, fifty people sue Wisconsin city for its handling of protests

Mayor Dennis McBride violates First Amendment, defunding police and using CAHOOTS model may be solutions

Column

Proposed national anthem mandate threatens democracy, challenges racial justice movements

The bill is authoritarian and undermines private companies’ First Amendment rights

UW-Madison Campus

UPDATED: QLaw opposes Women’s Liberation Front’s involvement in UW Law interview program

'As a public institution, we have an obligation to refrain from all forms of legally prohibited discrimination, including viewpoint discrimination,' UW Law says

Column

Social media Trump ban protects public safety, does not violate First Amendment

Unregulated speech of politicians and affiliated groups poses danger, risk to public safety

Column

Closer examination of UW Thompson Center free speech survey reveals inconclusive results

While First Amendment education could prove beneficial per Thompson Center free speech survey, undergraduates are more sympathetic to free speech protections than results show

Herald

Kenosha local activists respond to recent Trump visit, administration’s actions

'We will continue to nonviolently protest to gain justice for Jake Blake ... We have to hold those folks accountable,' Kenosha activist says

City of Madison

(Press)ed for Freedom: As U.S. erupts with protests, debate on press rights ignites as journalists face police violence

Madison journalists, journalism students weigh in on what current treatment of press means to them, UW professors discuss legal rights

Column

Board of Regents’ ‘protection’ of free speech actually does exact opposite

Integrity of debate, free speech vital to healthy democracy

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