Sep. 21, 2023—The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals will hear a case on whether two Alabama statues restricting solicitation violate individuals’ First Amendment rights
Aug. 29, 2023—Vanderbilt’s Stanton First Amendment Clinic joins with other Law School clinics to file an amicus brief in O’Connor-Radcliff v. Garnier
Aug. 10, 2023—“Survivors Speaking Out” is a novel online resource designed to help victims understand their rights and respond to retaliation
Jul. 5, 2023—Resolution of this case will determine how government officials will structure and use social media pages to interact with constituents
Jun. 12, 2023—Visiting Assistant Clinical Professor named full-time Director
Jun. 9, 2023—Joint Motion for Special Assignment Granted The Stanton Foundation First Amendment Clinic at Vanderbilt Law School was successful in their motion on behalf of their client, Alexa Renehan, a records requester in Montgomery County, Maryland. In a motion filed jointly with the Maryland Coalition for Justice and Police Accountability, and the Washington Post and the...
Apr. 11, 2023—The Stanton First Amendment Clinic has advocated on a number of pressing speech, press, and assembly issues this academic year: authoring amicus briefs in the First and Ninth Circuits, litigating in state court to enhance access to public information and court filings, and researching emerging issues in the field. The Clinic’s first project of...
Aug. 10, 2020—Students in the clinic, directed by Gautam Hans, worked with Daniel Horwitz ’13 to defend a nonprofit group’s satirical mailer criticizing a Tennessee state representative.
Feb. 9, 2020—Clinic students served as co-counsel in Human Rights Defense Center v. Marshall County, Tennessee, which claimed that the county sheriff’s department engaged in unconstitutional censorship.
Oct. 17, 2019—Supreme Court case addresses the right of citizens to freely access official statutory codes as a means of ensuring effective participation in democratic self-government.
Nov. 7, 2018—Funded through a grant from The Stanton Foundation, the clinic will give students opportunities to development and use legal strategies while working on cases addressing First Amendment rights.