Across the Board, a series of fascinating conversations featuring directors of the BCA Board on art, business, and the topics of our time.
Understanding the First Amendment in 2021 with Tom Leatherbury- Founding Director, The First Amendment Clinic, SMU Dedman School of Law and Partner, Vinson & Elkins. A conversation with Sylvia Komatsu - Chief Content Officer for KERA and KXT.Misunderstanding about the First Amendment is at the heart of many of the rancorous conversations we are having as a nation and as individuals. Join us for this important opportunity to hear directly from BCA board member Tom Leatherbury on this essential constitutional principle.
The First Amendment of our U.S. Constitution protects democracy by safeguarding the freedoms of speech, press, assembly, petition, and religion against government interference. But its safeguards are not absolute. Where do individual rights stop and where does the government’s ability to regulate begin?