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Political Speech
Donald Trump

BBC Cameraman Shoved By Trump Supporter During Rally In El Paso, Texas

A man in a red “Make America Great Again” hat shoved and yelled at a BBC cameraman during a Trump campaign rally at the El Paso County Coliseum, briefly interrupting […]

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SCOTUS Revives First Amendment Challenge to Mandatory Bar Membership Post-Janus

The U.S. Supreme Court ordered the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to reconsider a North Dakota lawyer’sĀ First Amendment challenge to a nearly 30-year-old North Dakota law that obligates lawyers […]

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Exercising Selfie-Expression: Do Ballot Selfie Bans Violate the First Amendment?

Elections look a lot different these days than they did in the past. Swag, branded hashtags, and of course, the ballot selfie. As the modern phrase goes, “picture or it […]

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John Brennan

Trump Revokes Former CIA Director’s Security Clearance

President Trump implied that the reasoning behind why he revoked John Brennan’s security clearance is because of criticism, noting in a tweet that Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper […]

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Free Speech Ruling Deals Blow To Labor Unions

In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court justices struck down an Illinois law that required non-union workers to pay fees that go towards collective bargaining costs. Last summer, public sector […]

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SCOTUS Rules Against California Law In Free Speech Case

The Supreme Court sided with anti-abortion crisis centers and ruled that a California law requiring the centers to advertise state-funded services violated the facilities’ right to free speech. NIFLA v. […]

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Florida Activist Fane Lozeman Wins Free Speech Case In Supreme Court

In a First Amendment victory, the United States Supreme Court will allow South Florida activist Fane Lozman to pursue his claim against the City of Riviera Beach in Palm Beach […]

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Supreme Court Rules Polling Place Dress Code Unconstitutional

The Supreme Court struck down a Minnesota statute that restricted what voters can wear to the polls on election day. Under Minnesota’s law, voters may not wear “issue-oriented material” and […]

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