2260 ABA Journal First Amendment articles.
New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit Thursday alleging that the New York City Police Department used "excessive force" against peaceful racial justice protesters last year.
Jan 15, 2021 12:44 PM CST
Law dean Erwin Chemerinsky opposes Trump Twitter ban
Twitter and Facebook had the right to remove posts by President Donald Trump that amounted to incitement, but a total ban on…
Jan 14, 2021 4:38 PM CST
Could a 1969 case involving a Ku Klux Klan leader protect President Donald Trump from incitement charges in connection with the Jan. 6 riot
on the U.S. Capitol?
Jan 14, 2021 12:06 PM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a challenge to a California requirement for charities to disclose names and addresses of major donors.
Jan 11, 2021 10:55 AM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether a school district can punish students for off-campus speech.
Jan 11, 2021 9:35 AM CST
Supreme Court asked to weigh in on student’s discipline over social media
At its first private conference after the holiday break, the U.S. Supreme Court will decide this week whether…
Jan 4, 2021 4:17 PM CST
Antitrust suit targets Google as ad middleman
Texas and nine other states have filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google that contends that the search engine company suppressed competition in…
Dec 16, 2020 4:38 PM CST
A Delaware lawyer didn’t have standing to challenge a state requirement for political balance and major-party judges on the state’s top courts, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled.
Dec 10, 2020 12:26 PM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday that federal officials can be liable for money damages in their individual capacities for violations of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993.
Dec 10, 2020 11:23 AM CST
A federal judge in Philadelphia has cited the First Amendment in blocking a Pennsylvania ethics rule that bans lawyers from knowingly manifesting bias or engaging in discrimination in the practice of law.
Dec 9, 2020 12:09 PM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday vacated a decision that allowed restrictions on religious services in California and told a trial judge to reconsider the case. The court’s order told U.S. District Judge Jesus Bernal to reconsider his decision.
Dec 4, 2020 9:24 AM CST
We are accustomed to major U.S. Supreme Court decisions in late June as the term winds to a conclusion; rarely, however, is there a blockbuster ruling a few minutes before midnight the night before Thanksgiving. But the court’s ruling Nov. 25
in Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn, New York v. Cuomo
is quite important and tells us a great deal about the new court.
Dec 3, 2020 9:14 AM CST
In a 5-4 ruling Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court blocked two COVID-19 caps on attendance at religious services in New York.
Nov 30, 2020 11:09 AM CST
A federal appeals court on Friday blocked two ordinances on First Amendment grounds in Florida that ban licensed therapists from providing “conversion therapy” to minors.
Nov 23, 2020 1:17 PM CST
In a Federalist Society speech on Thursday, Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. said COVID-19 restrictions on public gatherings and worship services highlight a disturbing trend of "lawmaking by executive fiat."
Nov 13, 2020 12:00 PM CST
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