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By Free Speech Center, published on June 14, 2023

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Two significant First Amendment cases hang in the balance as the U.S. Supreme Court’s term winds down this month.


Grayson Clary of the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press takes a look at United States v. Hansen and Counterman v. Colorado as cases with “significant implications for journalists.”


Hansen addresses whether the federal bar on encouraging unlawful immigration chills too much protected speech, while Counterman asks whether a speaker can be prosecuted for making ‘true threats’ without proof that they subjectively intended to threaten the listener,” Clary writes.


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