First Amendment

The Modern Law Library

How a series of attacks by a breakaway Amish sect became a landmark hate-crimes case (podcast)

Constitutional Law

Wall Street law partner sues New York police, says he was arrested for talking to Occupy protesters

Administrative Law

Uproar over Forest Service plan to require media to get permits to take wilderness photos

Religious Law

Inmate sues for right to Satanic worship

Constitutional Law

Mayor files civil rights suit against judge and DA’s office, says theft case was filed ‘to get even’

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS religion cases ‘flying under the radar’ involve beards, signs and passports

Judiciary

Six Montana justices file amicus brief defending ban on acceptance of partisan endorsements

First Amendment

3rd Circuit upholds ban on gay-conversion therapy for underage youths; will SCOTUS take the case?

Constitutional Law

ACLU to defend man jailed for posting heavy metal band’s violent song lyrics on Facebook

First Amendment

Teen’s Facebook photos with Jesus statue lead to desecration charge

Constitutional Law

Lawyer who dropped out of US Senate race sues to get his name removed from ballot

Religious Law

Atheist who wouldn’t take ‘so help me God’ oath isn’t allowed to re-enlist, group says

Internet Law

Twitter must reveal user info after posted photo leads to charges against wrong man, judge says

Constitutional Law

Former top NYC lawyer sues police department, says she was arrested for standing on a sidewalk

First Amendment

Suit claims male teen has constitutional right to wear makeup in driver’s license photo

Labor & Employment

7th Circuit upholds Indiana right-to-work law barring mandatory union dues

U.S. Supreme Court

Rap music scholars aim to educate SCOTUS in threats case

First Amendment

Does press have First Amendment right to view entire execution? ACLU sues over closed blinds

Constitutional Law

High school student says she was disciplined for saying ‘bless you’ after classmate sneezed

Criminal Justice

Mom faces disorderly conduct charge for dropping F-bomb while shopping with kids