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We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution
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The Power of Free Speech
Speech can be a powerful tool to influence elected officials. In fact, free speech can change the world.

In this sixth webinar in the Power to the People series from the Center for Civic Education, David Hudson, a First Amendment expert and law professor who serves as First Amendment Ombudsman for the Freedom Forum Institute’s First Amendment Center, explains the power of free speech.

The Power of Free Speech webinar is designed especially for teachers of civics, government, and U.S. history who want to better understand the power of free speech, but everyone is welcome to attend.

The Power to the People webinar series is sponsored by the Center for Civic Education, Kansas State University, and the Indiana Bar Foundation

Oct 22, 2020 07:30 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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David Hudson
First Amendment Ombudsman @First Amendment Center, Freedom Forum Institute
David L. Hudson Jr. is a First Amendment expert and law professor who serves as First Amendment Ombudsman for the Freedom Forum Institute’s First Amendment Center. He contributes research and commentary, provides analysis and information to news media. He is an author, co-author or co-editor of more than 40 books, including “Let The Students Speak: A History of the Fight for Free Expression in American Schools” (Beacon Press, 2011), and “The Encyclopedia of the First Amendment” (CQ Press, 2008) (one of three co-editors). He has written several books devoted to student-speech issues and others areas of student rights. He writes regularly for the ABA Journal and the American Bar Association’s Preview of United States Supreme Court Cases. He has served as a senior law clerk at the Tennessee Supreme Court, and teaches First Amendment and Professional Responsibility classes at Vanderbilt University School of Law and various classes at the Nashville School of Law.