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Happy post-Super Bowl Monday! Here is your latest First Amendment news! Edmonds bakery owner, Ken Bellingham, unapologizes for designing and selling "Build the Wall" cookies. FDA crackdown on labeling Almond Milk as 'Milk" could violate the First Amendment A federal magistrate judge this week recommended that a ban on conversion therapy in Tampa, be partially … Continue reading Newsflash!!
Happy MLK Day!! Here is the latest First Amendment News! Top Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature violated the First Amendment when they blocked a liberal advocacy group from seeing their Twitter feeds, a federal judge The Women’s March kicked off Saturday in Washington, D.C., shortly after leaders released a sweeping policy document that includes opposition … Continue reading NEWSFLASH!
By: Michael Peretz Several high profile First Amendment cases came before the Court in its most recent session. While Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission was the most publicized case on the docket, the Court’s decision in Janus v. AFSCME was arguably a more contentious case, as signified by the Court’s narrow 5-4 ruling, … Continue reading “Weaponizing First Amendment? The Extent to Which Justice Kagan’s Claim is True”
Happy Monday!! I hope everyone had an enjoyable holiday season! Now it is back to the grind! Here is your latest First Amendment news. The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to review the First Amendment case Iancu v. Brunetti. The case involves a fashion designer fighting to register “FUCT” as the name of his clothing … Continue reading NEWSFLASH 01/07/19 – 01/13/2019
By: Rachel Ann Stephens, Staff Writer I. Introduction Going to the bathroom has never been more perilous, for sewer systems. Systems already under pressure from growing populations, aging infrastructure, and climate change have a new villain in the form of “flushable” wipes. Places including New York, London, San Francisco, and Toronto have been feeling the … Continue reading Are Commercial Speech Limitations Down the Drain?
By: Ariana Rosenthal 3D Guns: The Case and Controversy The widespread concern certainly is not unfounded. These guns will be printed by private individuals, using a code they obtain for free on the internet – no regulations, no licensing, no gun safety courses required and no waiting period longer than the time it takes the … Continue reading Build Your Own Beretta: 3D Printed Firearms and Their Place in First Amendment Jurisprudence
Happy Wintry Monday! Hope all that are affected by the snow are safe and warm!! Here is the latest First Amendment news to check out while you sip your hot cocoa! Lawyers for WikiLeaks asked a federal judge on Friday, December 7th, to dismiss a Democratic National Committee lawsuit over the anti-secrecy group's publication of party data … Continue reading NEWSFLASH!!
Hope everyone had an enjoyable Thanksgiving! Here is the latest First Amendment news to help you get through those post-holiday Monday blues!! The Wisconsin high school students who appeared to perform a Nazi salute in a prom photo will not be disciplined by the school. Baraboo School District Administrator Lori Mueller said the students in … Continue reading Newsflash!
Hope everyone had a restful weekend! Check out the latest First Amendment news! U.S. District Judge Thomas McAvoy ruled Tuesday that the NRA’s suit against New York can continue on First Amendment grounds. Lake Norman Charter will not hold graduation at Park Church, where it has been held for the last several years, after letter … Continue reading Newsflash 10/29-11/12