Deepfakes, Privacy, and Freedom of Speech

Inauthentic media depictions can harm a person’s privacy and reputation and pose a risk to broader society, as well.  “Deepfake” technology allows the creation of a type of inauthentic media using “deep machine learning” techniques, using a computer to quickly swap or simulate faces, voices, and movements.    Professor Christa Laser argues that Notice and […]

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Hearing All Views

Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean and Jesse H. Choper Distinguished Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley School of Law, has had a long and warm relationship with the faculty of the Cleveland Marshall College of Law. He is the author of a highly regarded textbook on Constitutional Law, was the founding dean of the University of

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Employment Rights and Religious Liberty

Last term, the Supreme Court decided the case of Our Lady of Guadalupe v. Morrissey-Berru, holding that the First Amendment protects religious institutions from having to follow statutory employment regulations in regard to employees who can be characterized as having a religious ministerial role.  Doron Kalir, Clinical Professor of Law at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law,

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A First Amendment Lesson From the Suffragists

An important function of the First Amendment is to protect unpopular viewpoints from governmental suppression, affording them the chance to gain acceptance in the marketplace of public opinion. Some ideas that are widely accepted today started out as detested minority viewpoints. One such idea—which was widely and bitterly opposed for nearly seventy years—is the notion

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The Right to Listen

“Speak, your servant is listening.”–1 Samuel 3:10 “You can’t persuade people who won’t listen.” –Plato, The Republic Of the four classical virtues—wisdom, courage, temperance, justice—the ancients prized wisdom as the greatest of all. But how is wisdom attained?  Wisdom comes from knowledge.  Knowledge is gained from the search for truth.  But to seek the truth, one

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