15 episodes

“Views on First” is the Knight First Amendment Institute’s flagship podcast. Each season, we invite leading legal scholars, practitioners, tech policy experts, and others to join us in conversations about some of the most pressing First Amendment issues in the ever-shifting expressive landscape of the digital age.
 “Views on First: Season 1” won a 2024 Anthem Award Silver Medal and 2023 Signal Listener’s Choice Award and a Signal Silver Medal.

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“Views on First” is the Knight First Amendment Institute’s flagship podcast. Each season, we invite leading legal scholars, practitioners, tech policy experts, and others to join us in conversations about some of the most pressing First Amendment issues in the ever-shifting expressive landscape of the digital age.
 “Views on First: Season 1” won a 2024 Anthem Award Silver Medal and 2023 Signal Listener’s Choice Award and a Signal Silver Medal.

    War & Speech E9: The University’s Role in Political and Social Action

    War & Speech E9: The University’s Role in Political and Social Action

    Harvard Law School’s Noah Feldman talks with Jameel Jaffer about whether and when universities should issue statements about social and political issues, and about the pros and cons of institutional neutrality.Views on First is brought to you by the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University. Please subscribe and leave a review. We’d love to know what you think. To learn more about the Knight Institute, visit our website, knightcolumbia.org, and follow us on social media.

    • 39 min
    War & Speech E8: Anti-Discrimination Law and the Protests on Campus

    War & Speech E8: Anti-Discrimination Law and the Protests on Campus

    Cornell Law School’s Michael Dorf talks with Jameel Jaffer about how federal anti-discrimination law is shaping universities’ responses to pro-Palestinian protests on campus, and about the tensions between anti-discrimination law and the First Amendment.Views on First is brought to you by the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University. Please subscribe and leave a review. We’d love to know what you think. To learn more about the Knight Institute, visit our website, knightcolumbi...

    • 41 min
    War & Speech E7: The War and the Platforms

    War & Speech E7: The War and the Platforms

    Deborah Brown of Human Rights Watch and Evelyn Douek of Stanford Law talk with Jameel Jaffer about the role that social media platforms are playing in shaping, suppressing, and distorting public discourse about the war. Views on First is brought to you by the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University. Please subscribe and leave a review. We’d love to know what you think. To learn more about the Knight Institute, visit our website, knightcolumbia.org, and follow us on socia...

    • 28 min
    War & Speech E6: The Crisis at Columbia

    War & Speech E6: The Crisis at Columbia

    Jelani Cobb, Dean of Columbia’s Journalism School, and Isabella Ramirez, Editor in Chief of the Columbia Daily Spectator, talk with Jameel Jaffer about the crisis at Columbia, and about the challenges of reporting on it.Views on First is brought to you by the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University. Please subscribe and leave a review. We’d love to know what you think. To learn more about the Knight Institute, visit our website, knightcolumbia.org, and follow us on social media.

    • 28 min
    War & Speech E5: The War Comes for Academic Freedom

    War & Speech E5: The War Comes for Academic Freedom

    Jameel Jaffer returns to the issue of free speech on campus with Jeannie Suk Gersen, professor of law at Harvard, contributing writer to the New Yorker, founding member of the Academic Freedom Alliance, and co-president of the Council on Academic Freedom at Harvard. They talk about the challenges facing academic freedom on college campuses since October 7th. Views on First is brought to you by the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University. Please subscribe and leave a revie...

    • 28 min
    War & Speech E4: Campus Speech, Double Standards, and Discrimination

    War & Speech E4: Campus Speech, Double Standards, and Discrimination

    Jameel Jaffer returns to the issue of free speech on campus with Will Creeley, legal director at the Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression (FIRE). They talk about “cancellations” before and after October 7, the difference between free speech law and free speech culture, and the free speech implications of Title VI, the law that requires universities to take action against discriminatory harassment. Views on First is brought to you by the Knight First Amendment Institute at Colu...

    • 29 min

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