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By GENE POLICINSKI
First Amendment Center
Most Americans know that they can speak their mind in the public square, thanks to the First Amendment.
But what about shopping malls, arguably the modern equivalent of a village green?
Well, outside of California and New Jersey, the First Amendment’s strong protection for free expression — particularly speech involving public issues — likely won’t apply in your local mall if it’s privately owned.
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