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Check out staff member Alexander's blog post on Citizen's United!
Hope everyone is having a wonderful Monday! Here is the latest First Amendment news! Donald Trump Beats Lawsuit Over Hacked DNC Emails Despite Losing First Amendment Argument The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit ruled that a police officer cannot pull over a driver for inappropriate gestures. North Carolina’s newly elected sheriff’s are … Continue reading Newsflash!
By: Christopher Eddy Introduction The Supreme Court’s recent decision in National Institute of Family & Life Advocates v. Becerra (“NIFLA”) dealt with “professional speech.” Specifically, the Court decided if professional speech constituted a separate class of speech and was entitled to less protection under the First Amendment. The law at issue was California’s FACT Act … Continue reading WHAT IS A “NONCONTROVERSIAL” TOPIC AND WHY DOES IT MATTER TO PROFESSIONAL SPEECH?
Happy Monday!! Here is your latest First Amendment news!! Don't forget to check out the publication of our fall issue at https://firstamendmentlawreview.org/volume-17/ The Newseum's 74-foot-tall, 50-ton marble First Amendment tablet will be coming down and accompanying the museum to a new location. One man's attempt to get his last name on his license plate has … Continue reading Newflash!
Check out staff member, Alyssa Leader's blog post on the Me Too movement!
Trump calls for "retribution" over this weeks SNL opening skit with Alec Baldwin's portrayal of Trump. Trump's demand for retribution was met with a wave of reminders that the First Amendment allows for freedom of speech. A security guard for an LA synagogue shot a transgender woman in the leg when she began live-streaming the … Continue reading Newsflash 02/04 – 02/18
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!!
By: Alison J. Rossi Early in summer of 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States unanimously ruled that a North Carolina law that banned convicted sex offenders from accessing or using social media websites was unconstitutional. In Packinham v. North Carolina, the Court ruled North Carolina’s law violated the First Amendment. This case has … Continue reading Packingham v. North Carolina: Court Protects Sex Offenders First Amendment Rights to the Internet.
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!