First Amendment

Trials & Litigation

Judge says she didn’t know Muslim woman’s scarf was a religious statement, not a fashion statement

Law Firms

Law firm claims its First Amendment rights were violated when judge banned its nursing home ad

U.S. Supreme Court

Cop can pursue First Amendment suit based on demotion made in mistaken belief, SCOTUS says

First Amendment

Lawyer who spoke out after fellow lawyer shot himself during trial gets suspension overturned

Judiciary

Embattled Kentucky judge who highlighted jury diversity issues agrees to paid suspension

Civil Rights

Imprisoned Pastafarian loses lawsuit; federal judge says ‘religion’ is in fact a parody

Constitutional Law

10th Circuit reverses bigamy-law win for ‘Sister Wives’ family

Internet Law

Order blocking state AG’s investigation of Google is vacated by 5th Circuit

Criminal Justice

Are texts urging suicide a chargeable crime? Top Massachusetts court must decide

Bankruptcy Law

Photo of 50 Cent at courthouse with cash stacks in waistband ‘not funny,’ says bankruptcy judge

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: How will SCOTUS rule in contraceptive coverage case?

Civil Rights

Judge sues judicial conduct commission claiming 1st Amendment right to criticize system on Facebook

Opening Statements

Do anonymous social media apps create Title IX violations on college campuses?

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court splits 4-4 in challenge to mandatory union dues for public employees

Trials & Litigation

Lawsuit seeks R-rating or higher for movies depicting tobacco use

Constitutional Law

Felony charge dropped in case over jury nullification pamphlets

U.S. Supreme Court

Justices appear split in arguments on contraceptive-coverage opt-out

Constitutional Law

Man with rifle case, but no gun, outside courthouse gets 210 days for obstruction, resisting arrest

Privacy Law

Will $140M verdict for Hulk Hogan in sex-tape case survive appeal?

Constitutional Law

Unanimous US Senate OKs contempt resolution against Backpage, the first in 20 years