A survey of UW-Madison undergraduates indicates significant numbers of them believe government should be allowed to punish or restrict speech …
"It is critical that UW students develop a stronger competency with respect to First Amendment protections," the report argued.
A pair of Republican lawmakers’ decision to put up a Christmas tree is reviving the debate over what forms of free speech are allowed in the state Capitol and how far leaders of either political party can go to limit them.
Howard Schweber, an employee of University of Wisconsin-Madison, held the position of Professor in the L&S/Political Sci/Poli Sci departme…
"Masks and social distancing requirements don’t seem to limit expression very much."
Some experts concerned that the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling might impact the November presidential race.
A Broadway play asks the question; a UW-Madison expert weighs in.
The panel discussion series continues on March 14 at the Madison’s Central Library.
Students who feel marginalized on campus — by race, gender or sexual orientation — and their allies are engaged in a battle over “safe spaces” with classmates who insist they, and the speakers they invite to campus, can say what they like, no matter who finds it offensive.
With the elections a hot topic of discussion, UW-Madison professors will be taking the talk on the road in October in a series of town hall gatherings.
Exempting the pot smokers from having to pay for traffic control for their march up State Street might seem like the cool thing to do.
Black lives matter. Blue lives matter. All lives matter. But some lives matter more than others.
Jim Troupis has been at the forefront of Republican causes.
One expert calls the move political, but insignificant.
The constitutional protection against illegal search and seizure doesn't appear so protective for Americans interested in paying their own way -- rather than asking the government to pay it for them.
Two University of Wisconsin-Madison professors are scheduled to discuss the U.S. Constitution Wednesday afternoon in honor of Constitution Day.
Expedited appeals court action also could pressure Gov. Scott Walker to elaborate on his views before the election, experts say.
While JoAnne Kloppenburg has unofficially prevailed over Justice David Prosser for a seat on the Wisconsin Supreme Court, her narrow victory did not deliver the huge repudiation of Gov. Scott Walker and Republican lawmakers that progressives were hoping for.
It was a blistering campaign, lousy with misleading attack ads, innuendo, even vulgarities. And the attacks, launched mostly by groups unconnected with the campaigns of the actual Supreme Court candidates, worked.
Dane County voters are almost certain to approve, by wide margins, two advisory referendums on the ballot Tuesday.
Inconsistency in state’s criminal codes -- religion can be argued in defense of some crimes, but not others -- opens the door for Dale and Leilani Neumann to appeal their convictions, experts say.