David Kaye

University of California, Irvine; United Nations


David Kaye is the United Nations special rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, the global body's principal monitor for freedom of expression issues worldwide.

He is also clinical professor of law and director of the International Justice Clinic at the University of California, Irvine.

Featured Work

JUN 13, 2019 Podcast

Speech Police: The Global Struggle to Govern the Internet, with David Kaye

The original idea of the Internet was for it to be a "free speech nirvana," but in 2019, the reality is quite different. Authoritarians spread disinformation ...