Articles

Clay Calvert Authors Article on U.S. Supreme Court 2017 Free-Speech Rulings

In this article, Clay Calvert analyzes less conspicuous, yet highly consequential aspects of the U.S. Supreme Court’s First Amendment rulings during the opening half of 2017...CLICK HERE.


Clay Calvert Pens Essay on the First Amendment and Extremist College Campus Speakers

In this essay, Calvert recounts the Oct. 2017 visit by white nationalist Richard Spencer to the UF campus...CLICK HERE.


Beyond the hashtag: Saving student newsrooms

There is a First Amendment crisis on America’s college campuses. It’s just not the one you’ve read about...CLICK HERE.


A CONVERSATION ON THE FIRST AMENDMENT

UF faculty including Clay Calvert, Brechner Eminent Scholar in Mass Communications and director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project at the University of Florida, discuss raising awareness of First Amendment issues in an event hosted by UF’s Bob Graham Center for Public Service, UF’s Office of Multicultural and Diversity Affairs, the Brechner Center for Freedom of Information at UF’s College of Journalism and Communications and the Center for the Study of Race and Race Relations at the UF Levin College of Law. 

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UF COLLEGE OF JOURNALISM AND COMMUNICATIONS' CLAY CALVERT FRANK LAMONTE EXPLAIN WHAT THE FIRST AMENDMENT COVERS IN TERMS OF FREE SPEECH

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2018 PROVOST'S SYMPOSIUM

The Role of the University and UF Faculty in Addressing the Rise of Extremism on Campus and the Nation. READ MORE...


Don’t expect professors to get fired when they say something you don’t like

A college professor lashes out on social media with a caustic political opinion. Online commentators explode with outrage and demand firings...CLICK HERE.


What the National School Walkout Says About Schools and Free Speech

Thousands of high school students across the nation left their classes March 14 precisely at 10 a.m. for 17 minutes...CLICK HERE.