First Amendment

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

Judiciary

Judge puts gag order on news media in lawyer’s assault trial, then apologizes and rescinds

First Amendment

9th Circuit sacks video-game maker in lawsuit brought by retired NFL players for licensing fees

National Pulse

International law bar takes aim at overbroad bans on Shariah law

National Pulse

American Indians challenging eagle feather rules get a boost from Hobby Lobby ruling

Features

1925-1934: On Trial: Science v. religion

Features

1945-1954: Footnote 4

Supreme Court Report

Does the First Amendment allow church to violate town’s sign code? SCOTUS to decide

First Amendment

High school lifts ban on ‘I can’t breathe’ T-shirts at basketball tournament after threatened suit

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: The 5 most important stories about the Supreme Court in 2014

U.S. Supreme Court

ABA urges SCOTUS to uphold ethics rule banning judicial candidates from soliciting contributions

First Amendment

Abortion ultrasound law violates First Amendment, 4th Circuit says

Constitutional Law

‘Tis the season for lawsuits over holiday displays