Topic Links - 1st amendment
for First Amendment Studies
- The Institute for First Amendment Studies home page! Founded
in 1984, IFAS is a non-profit educational and research organization focusing solely on the
activities of the radical Religious Right.
American Civil Liberties Union
- ACLU Foundation of Southern California
- Executive Director: Ramona Ripston
1616 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Tel.: (213) 977- 9500; fax: (213) 250- 3919.
- ACLU Foundation of Northern California
- Executive Director: Dorothy M. Ehrlich
1663 Mission Street, Suite 460
San Francisco, CA 94103
Tel.: (415) 621-2488
- ACLU of Florida Web
- Legal Director: Andy Kayton
3000 Biscayne Blvd., Suite 215
Miami, FL 33137
Tel.: (305) 576-2336; fax: (305) 576-1106
- ACLU of Illinois
- Executive Director: Jay Miller
180 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 2300
Chicago, IL 60601
Tel.: (312) 201-9740
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- NYCLU Capital District Chapter Website:
- Executive Director: Norman Siegel
125 Broad Street, 17th Floor
New York, NY 10004
Tel.: (212) 344-3005
- ACLU - Washington, D.C.
- Executive Director: Mary Jane DeFrank
1400 20th St., NW, Suite 119
Washington, DC 20036
Tel.: (202) 457-0800
- Electronic Frontier Foundation
- This site provides a large amount of information on the
organization itself. Users can browse past Newsletter Issues, read frequently updated
Action Alerts and Special Announcements, and access an archive (over 1,000 files) of
topically-organized documents. There are also a Links to Other Noteworthy Sites and Net
Resources section (about 100 links in total), and an icon prompting users to Click This
Button to Change the World.
- Voters Telecomm Watch
- The ACLU is a coalition member of this volunteer
organization which tracks legislation as it relates to telecommunications and civil
liberties. VTW monitors elected officials perfomances' and reviews elctions as they occur.
VTW, also publishes Bill Watch, a weekly newsletter which tracks federal legislation; Bill
Watch is published only while Congress is in session.
- Electronic Privacy Information Center
- EPIC was established in 1994 to focus not only on such
cyberspace topics as the Clipper Chip, but also on the broader privacy issues raised by
"national ID cards, medical record privacy, credit records, and the sale of consumer
data." The all-text site provides an organized introduction to both the Center and
its key issues, including access to its on-line newsletter The Epic Alert, a
look at Congressional bills affecting privacy, and a series of document collections on
such topics as cryptography and free speech on the Internet.
- Benton Foundation's Communications Policy Project
- Established to "promote public interest values and
non-commercial services for the National Information Infrastructure." Aside from the
usual Publications and Projects sections, the site also includes a list of around 100
links, focused on nonprofits and electronic communications. Users can debate issues in the
Forum section, maneuver around the site using the tool bar, or sign-up to receive regular
site updates via the Foundation's electronic mailing list.
- Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility
- This "public-interest alliance of computer scientists
and others interested in the impact of computer technology on society" provides
membership information, articles on current 'hot topics,' conference information, and some
links to other sites.
- Another Internet group fighting for cyberliberties, with the
standard organizational information, as well as some links/documents.
- Legal Beat
- Legal Beat covers a wide range of issues relating to
cyberliberties, with a short summary of some of the more major events thus far.
- Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law
- This site contains material related to the landmark Jake
Baker/censorship of obscene material case. The full transcript of a debate at Michigan Law
revolving around Baker is provided, as are links to other sources of information on the
- The Internet PRIVACY Forum -- list archives
- The web site of this electronic mailing list includes
subscription information, a message archive, and a collection of relevent papers and
- Communication and the Constitution in Cyberspace
- This hypertexted 'essay' examines, among other issues,
"the First Amendment, privacy, and intellectual property issues of communication on
- The Cato Institute's Analysis of the CDA
- (Communications Decency Act) Also known as the Exon Bill,
the Cato Institute's analysis of the Bill.
- Media Freedom: From Gutenberg to Cyberspace
- A intellectual piece adapted by Richard Barbrook, a
Professor of Hypermedia at the University of Westminster. The piece is broken down into a
hyper-texted table of contents, a summary and chapters.
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- THE ELECTRONIC ACTIVIST
- An email address directory of congresspeople, state
governments, and media entities.
- The UCLA Online Institute for Cyberspace Law and
- Like many of the organizational sites in this sector, the
Institute "exists only in cyberspace" -- it has "no offices, no telephone
numbers, and no building address." What it does have is a large collection of
resources on the emerging field of cyberspace law, with material for both the general and
technical user. There is an introduction to cyberspace law, a bibliography of topical
articles (mostly drawn from print publications), a section outlining Major Cases, Key
Statutes, and Topical Highlights that includes some relevant case law links, and a broader
section comprising other cyberspace links.
- Human Rights Links
- An organized resource for human rights information. Links to
web sites offering reports, news, laws and decisions, etc.
- International Human Rights Database