First Amendment

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS to consider First Amendment rights of public workers forced to pay for collective bargaining

First Amendment

9th Circuit revives inmate’s pro se suit over being required to work with pork in kitchen

Religious Law

County clerks, judges with religious qualms can refuse to issue gay marriage licenses, Texas AG says

First Amendment

9th Circuit boots judge, revives news media case over late access to court civil complaint filings

Legislation & Lobbying

Should Confederate flag be displayed? ABA president, state officials, stores take a stand against it

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS rules for Arizona church in First Amendment challenge to sign ordinance

U.S. Supreme Court

Texas’ rejection of Confederate flag license plate didn’t violate First Amendment, SCOTUS rules

Internet Law

Google’s requests for law firm documents are an ‘abuse of the litigation process,’ filing contends

Civil Rights

Trial looms for Sheriff Joe Arpaio in DOJ suit alleging retaliation against judges and others

Media & Communications Law

TV reporters covering Hastert case cited for breaking federal courthouse rules

First Amendment

Superintendent drops charges for cheering at graduation; ACLU sees First Amendment violation

Media & Communications Law

Atlanta lawyer sues after his patent is featured in ‘stupid patent of the month’ blog post

Constitutional Law

Calif. school district and student reach agreement allowing him to wear eagle feather at graduation

Entertainment & Sports Law

Does Blackhawks jersey ban violate the First Amendment? It depends, law prof says

Internet Law

Google seeks to enforce subpoenas for communications between Jenner lobbyists and state AG

Internet Law

Florida lawyer asks appeals court to unmask anonymous Avvo reviewer

Constitutional Law

Federal judge nixes open-carry suit by man disarmed and put on the ground by police

Criminal Justice

Prosecutors seek forfeiture of motorcycle gang’s logo in racketeering case

Real Estate and Property Law

Are house and trees covered in aluminum foil legal? City officials check the books

First Amendment

First Amendment protects anti-abortion activist’s satirical use of NAACP name, 4th Circuit rules