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Ramya Krishnan, Staff Attorney, Knight First Amendment Institute
Tuesday, April 02, 2019
The Government’s System of Censoring Its Former Employees Is Unconstitutional
Individuals don’t lose their First Amendment rights by entering into government service. By now, that is black letter law. You wouldn’t know this, though, from the system of lifelong censorship that the government imposes on former intelligence agency employees and military personnel. Under this...