First Amendment

Trials & Litigation

2 cops charged in Freddie Gray case sue top Baltimore prosecutor for defamation

Civil Rights

US to seek death penalty in hate-crimes case against accused Charleston church shooter, Dylann Roof

First Amendment

‘Bad-ass lawyer’ can’t sue over parody Twitter account, appeals court says

Government Law

Congress investigating state AGs for Exxon Mobil climate-change subpoenas

Trials and Litigation

Texas woman drops lawsuit against Church of Scientology, citing lack of resources

Government Law

Lawyer arrested during LA city council meeting after handing in card with drawing of lynching

Health Law

Judge denies bid to block San Francisco law requiring warning labels on ads for sugary drinks

First Amendment

Media groups, ACLU back lawyer ordered to pay $11K for alerting reporter to upcoming civil trial

Internet Law

Does Facebook nix conservative articles in trending list? Senator’s query raises free-speech issues

First Amendment

Courts strike down panhandling bans based on Supreme Court’s sign decision

Civil Rights

ACLU sues over Mississippi ‘religious freedom’ law, says it violates landmark SCOTUS marriage ruling

Government Law

Former mayor’s old Facebook page should be reopened, says judge, because it may have public info

National Pulse

States seek to stop voters from posting ballot selfies

Trials & Litigation

Judge says she didn’t know Muslim woman’s scarf was a religious statement, not a fashion statement

Law Firms

Law firm claims its First Amendment rights were violated when judge banned its nursing home ad

U.S. Supreme Court

Cop can pursue First Amendment suit based on demotion made in mistaken belief, SCOTUS says

First Amendment

Lawyer who spoke out after fellow lawyer shot himself during trial gets suspension overturned

Judiciary

Embattled Kentucky judge who highlighted jury diversity issues agrees to paid suspension

Civil Rights

Imprisoned Pastafarian loses lawsuit; federal judge says ‘religion’ is in fact a parody

Constitutional Law

10th Circuit reverses bigamy-law win for ‘Sister Wives’ family