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Vice President, Legal and Judicial Strategy

Casey Mattox is vice president for legal and judicial strategy at Americans for Prosperity, where he advocates a legal system that respects the rule of law and protects individual liberty.

For more than fifteen years before joining Americans for Prosperity, Casey’s legal career focused on defending the First Amendment rights of students, faculty, families, health care workers, and religious organizations. He has litigated in 35 states and also testified three times before congressional committees.

Casey has a J.D. from Boston College School of Law and a B.A. in Government and History from the University of Virginia.

You can find him on Twitter at @CaseyMattox_.

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By Casey Mattox

‘Let freedom ring’: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the power of free speech

Jan 19, 2023 by Casey Mattox

The state of free speech in 2022 and key resolutions for the new year

Jan 6, 2023 by Casey Mattox

How to mix politics with your pie this holiday: 4 tips for respectful conversation

Dec 22, 2022 by Casey Mattox

How a case about a Colorado website creator may affect your First Amendment rights

Dec 8, 2022 by Casey Mattox

Democracy doesn't end with an election

Nov 10, 2022 by Casey Mattox

You can choose not to offend OR be offended this Halloween

Oct 27, 2022 by Casey Mattox

Your free speech is on the docket during this Supreme Court term

Oct 14, 2022 by Casey Mattox

See where your college landed in this year's Free Speech Rankings

Sep 30, 2022 by Casey Mattox

Why everyone should (still) be celebrating Constitution Day

Sep 22, 2022 by Casey Mattox

Does the Constitution still work?

Sep 16, 2022 by Casey Mattox

A gunman tried to kill me and others because of our religious and political views

Sep 3, 2022 by Casey Mattox

Is free speech on your back-to-school list? This Supreme Court decision says it should be.

Aug 21, 2022 by Casey Mattox

What on earth does Harry Potter have to do with campus free speech?

Aug 3, 2022 by Casey Mattox

AFP continues to work alongside anyone who defends the Constitution

Jul 21, 2022 by Casey Mattox

If you want to protect protest rights, you've got to condemn violence

Jul 7, 2022 by Casey Mattox

Fighting fire with FIRE

Jun 22, 2022 by Casey Mattox

How one football coach's prayer may actually protect free speech

Jun 8, 2022 by Casey Mattox

A quick roundup of recent free speech stories in the news

May 25, 2022 by Casey Mattox

Has the government created a new weapon against free speech?

May 11, 2022 by Casey Mattox

One in four Americans fear "cancel culture" could risk their job or education, new study finds

Mar 3, 2022 by Casey Mattox

Free speech's Golden Rule: Tweet others as you wish to be tweeted

Nov 3, 2021 by Casey Mattox

What campus speech and qualified immunity have to do with Constitution Day

Sep 17, 2021 by Casey Mattox

How campuses can prepare for the return of student activism this fall

Aug 25, 2021 by Casey Mattox

Is there a better way for government to deal with misinformation online?

Jul 27, 2021 by Casey Mattox