First Amendment

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

First Amendment

Immigration judge sues Justice Department, claims recusal order chills her free-speech rights

First Amendment

Are police in Ferguson violating the Constitution?

Constitutional Law

9th Circuit revives inmate’s suit alleging his letter to his lawyer was read by a prison guard

Legal Ethics

Restriction on judicial quotes in lawyer ads violates First Amendment, 3rd Circuit rules

Annual Meeting

‘We shouldn’t treat shootings like ... natural disasters,’ ABA President Silkenat says

Privacy Law

Never mind: US says it doesn’t need to redact transcript of public court hearing after all

Labor & Employment

Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds law curbing collective bargaining for public workers

Media & Communications Law

Jesse Ventura wins $1.8M in actual-malice defamation trial over best-selling memoir

Religious Law

Cross-shaped beam found in 9/11 rubble may be displayed in Ground Zero museum, 2nd Circuit says

Health Law

11th Circuit upholds ‘Docs v. Glocks’ law in First Amendment challenge

Media & Communications Law

Glenn Beck claims defamation plaintiff he labeled as bombing ‘money man’ is public figure

Death Penalty

Execution takes nearly two hours; PD filed emergency motion after first hour

Death Penalty

Kozinski dissent: ‘Firing squads can be messy’ but they are better than lethal injection

Religious Law

Hobby Lobby win boosts profile of religious-liberty law firm

Death Penalty

Execution can’t go forward until prisoner receives information on death drugs, 9th Circuit says

Judiciary

Man wearing T-shirt with judge’s picture and ethics reference is asked to leave courthouse