Commentary Inside the First Amendment
By Gene Policinski First Amendment Center vice president/executive director
Free expression is an essential guarantee of the First Amendment — the freedom to speak and write as we will, without censorship by the government.
But the freedom to express oneself doesn’t necessarily provide a buffer against the reaction to what is said or written. For public employees like schoolteachers, that’s increasingly an issue in the Internet Age, when off-campus postings easily . . .