• State of Ohio

    First Amendment of the Constitution of Ohio

    “Every citizen may freely speak, write, and publish his sentiments on all subjects, being responsible for the abuse of the right; and no law shall be passed to restrain or abridge the liberty of speech, or of the press.”

    Ohio Revised Code 3345.0214 Report regarding free expression of students and student groups

  • Federal Guidelines/Supreme Court Cases

    First Amendment of the Constitution of the United states

    “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.

Case Law

There are many fine resources available online that provide more information on the law developed around the First Amendment. We encourage you to conduct your own research.

For your convenience we have included a couple of resources to aid in your research but please note this is not legal advice.

Research Resources

First Amendment Activities

First Amendment Cases