First Amendment Lawsuit
Actor Alec Baldwin in New York

Family of Marine Killed In Afghanistan Fails To Win Lawsuit Against Alec Baldwin

The lawsuit alleged Baldwin exposed the family to a flood of social media hatred in 2022 by claiming on Instagram the Marine was an “insurrectionist."

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Clarence Cocroft, owner of Tru Source Medical Cannabis, stands in front of the dispensary in Olive Branch, Mississippi.

Owner of Medical Marijuana Dispensary Claims Mississippi Censors Business Owners

Clarence Cocroft claims Mississippi's Department of Health regulations banning medical marijuana businesses from advertising violates business owners' First Amendment rights.

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The Idaho State Capitol building is seen in Boise

Federal Judge Puts Idaho’s ‘Abortion Trafficking’ Law on Hold During Lawsuit

The law enacted in May was designed to prevent minors from getting abortions in states where the procedure is legal if they don’t have their parents’ permission.

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Residents drop off mail-in ballots in Bucks County

Appeals Panel Won’t Revive Lawsuit Against Tennessee Ban on Giving Out Mail Voting Form

Judges have decided not to revive a challenge of a Tennessee law that makes it a felony for anyone other than election officials to distribute absentee ballot applications.

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North Carolina Supreme Court Justice Anita Earls is seen in an undated photo

North Carolina Justice Sues to End Ethics Probe Sparked by Her Diversity Critique

A North Carolina Supreme Court justice filed a federal lawsuit on Tuesday against the state’s judicial ethics commission seeking to end an ongoing investigation into public statements she made about the lack of diversity in the state’s court system.

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Philadelphia police

Ousted Philadelphia Police Officers Can Pursue First Amendment Retaliation Lawsuit, Third Circuit Rules

A dozen Philadelphia police officers who sued the city after they were disciplined and fired for offensive Facebook posts can pursue their First Amendment lawsuit against the city, a federal appeals court ruled June 8.

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Fifth Circuit to Decide if Texas Citizen Journalist’s Arrest Violated the First Amendment

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit heard arguments en banc Jan. 25 in the case of a Texas citizen journalist who was arrested for asking a police officer a question.

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Former Virginia Tech Athlete Who Refused to Kneel Reportedly to Receive $100K Settlement

A former Virginia Tech women’s soccer player will reportedly receive $100,000, according to her attorney, in a settlement after suing her coach for allegedly retaliating against her for her political views.

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