First Amendment

Constitutional Law

Appeals court upholds lawyers’ convictions in internet paramour money scheme

Legal Ethics

Judge blocks new ‘persuader rule’ requiring disclosure of lawyer advice to employers on union issues

First Amendment

Federal judge scraps Cleveland’s restrictions on protests during RNC in July

Constitutional Law

First and Second Amendments square off in ‘Docs v. Glocks’ case before en banc 11th Circuit

Internet Law

Prosecutor’s Facebook post calls Orlando nightclubs ‘utter cesspools of debauchery’

First Amendment

Second Alabama justice sues over disciplinary investigation related to gay-marriage case

Education Law

Banning religious schools from voucher program is not discrimination, federal judge rules

Civil Rights

Appeal filed after Georgia judge rejects name change for transgender man as ‘fraud’

Labor & Employment

Fired by feds over critical op-eds, former Gitmo chief prosecutor settles free-speech case for $100K

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: These two decisions highlight how Scalia’s absence has affected the court

Features

After Obergefell: How the Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage has affected other areas of law

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