First Things First is a college coursebook like no other. Written by three First Amendment experts and professors, the book provides students with the fundamentals of modern American free speech law in a clear, concise, and accessible manner. First Things First also introduces readers to First Amendment issues related to topics such as student speech, freedom of the press, civil rights, LGBTQ rights, advertising, music censorship, and artificial intelligence. The text includes helpful study-aid summaries and questions. First Things First's vibrant and engaging tone ensures readers will leave this book with a dynamic understanding of their rights and the value of free speech.