First Amendment

Ethics

Florida Bar restrictions on lawyer ads which cite past results is struck down by federal court

Obiter Dicta

Satanists challenge local governments over public religious expression

Constitutional Law

Family sues over man’s suicide during armed standoff with authorities outside his home

Question of the Week

Should vaccination be required by law?

Civil Rights

Ex-clerk sues judge, says his own mental health was questioned when he refused to be bullied

Legal Ethics

When is a blog lawyer advertising? Proposed California state bar opinion offers guidance

First Amendment

Where should the line between free speech and accountability be drawn on social media?

Trials & Litigation

6th Circuit upholds $3.5M judgment against former assistant AG for stalking gay college student

Precedents

Feb. 20, 1967: Muhammad Ali’s appeal rejected by draft board

Religious Law

Judge acquits man accused of putting First Amendment sticker on courthouse church directory

Constitutional Law

Is a nude violinist akin to a naked bicyclist? Federal civil rights suit says yes, seeks $1M

Privacy Law

Should Google stop pointing out police cars to users of popular Waze traffic app?

Civil Rights

Baker who would not decorate a cake with anti-gay slurs faces civil rights complaint

Media & Communications Law

Paris mayor vows to sue Fox News over false reports of Muslim ‘no-go’ zones

U.S. Supreme Court

Protesters interrupt Supreme Court on anniversary of Citizens United decision

First Amendment

State lawyer fired for anti-gay blog posts can’t collect unemployment pay, appeals court rules

Consumer Law

Florist who refused flowers for same-sex wedding can be held personally liable for her actions

Military Law

Former boot camp instructor sues in effort to rejoin Navy without shaving his beard

First Amendment

Maryland county official recants threat to sue reporter for printing his name without his permission

Legislation & Lobbying

Oklahoma lawmakers considering ban on wearing hoodies in public