2506 ABA Journal First Amendment articles.
A federal judge in Florida has ruled that the 11th Amendment prevents him from ordering the reinstatement of a reform prosecutor suspended by Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis.
Jan 24, 2023 8:54 AM CST
A federal judge in West Palm Beach, Florida, has sanctioned former President Donald Trump and his lead lawyer nearly $1 million for a lawsuit filed against Hillary Clinton and other defendants claiming “a malicious conspiracy” to spread false information and rig the 2016 presidential election.
Jan 20, 2023 11:25 AM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to consider what kind of mental state a speaker must have to be convicted for “true threats” that aren’t protected by the First Amendment.
Jan 17, 2023 2:24 PM CST
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A federal judge had the inherent power to order sanctions against two lawyers for their lawsuit alleging that a voting machine company, Facebook and other defendants violated the constitutional rights of every person registered to vote in the 2020 presidential election.
Dec 14, 2022 3:37 PM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Friday to consider the constitutionality of a law making it a crime to encourage or induce illegal immigration for commercial advantage or private financial gain.
Dec 12, 2022 2:18 PM CST
A First Amendment action brought against the University of Idaho by Christian Legal Society members who believe the Bible rejects same-sex marriage has settled for $90,000.
Dec 12, 2022 1:24 PM CST
An Illinois appeals court has upheld a gag order preventing suspended lawyer Joel A. Brodsky from revealing what happened to the missing fourth wife of a former client.
Dec 8, 2022 11:15 AM CST
A blogging law professor is a plaintiff in a lawsuit claiming that a New York law pressures bloggers and websites to remove hate speech that is protected by the First Amendment.
Dec 6, 2022 12:42 PM CST
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Dec 5, 2022 4:12 PM CST
The case of 303 Creative v. Elenis is about whether the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act violates the First Amendment free speech rights of Lorie Smith and her wholly owned design firm.
Dec 1, 2022 3:36 PM CST