The First Amendment and the Fight for Social Justice. Sword or shield ? Emory Lawyer Magazine.
by Laura Kuechenmeister.
Thousands took to the streets in protests during the summer of 2020 in a massive expression of first amendment rights nationwide. Despite the surging COVID-19 pandemic, city-wide lockdowns, and being labeled ‘rioters’ by political opponents, the murder of George Floyd stirred the public to action — inspiring over 11,000 demonstrations in the name of social justice and antiracism.

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