Why Arizona’s Anti-BDS Legislation Does Not Infringe First Amendment Rights

Anti-BDS legislation has gained traction in both Congress and state legislatures over recent years, and, thus far, nearly half of U.S. states have passed anti-BDS (Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions against Israel) legislation. Some have suggested that these bills conflict with the First Amendment’s right to free speech, and, perhaps most prominently, the American Civil Liberties…

U.S. Senate Holds Confirmation Hearing for LDB President Kenneth L. Marcus

Brandeis Center President and General Counsel, Kenneth L. Marcus, has been nominated for the role of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the Department of Education. On December 5, Mr. Marcus appeared in front of the United States Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) for a hearing on his nomination. In his opening statement to the Committee,…