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

Federal Court Allows Ethics Probe Into North Carolina Justice’s Comments to Continue

Justice Anita Earls sued the North Carolina Judicial Standards Commission in August, alleging their investigations have chilled her First Amendment rights and disrupted her work.

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FILE PHOTO: Former U.S. President Trump holds rally in Florence, South Carolina

Colorado Judge Finds Trump Engaged In Insurrection But Rejects Ballot Challenge

The decision by District Judge Sarah B. Wallace is the third ruling in a little over a week against lawsuits seeking to knock Trump off the ballot by citing the 14th Amendment.

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Federal Appeals Court Appears Inclined to Reimpose Restrictions on Trump’s Trial Speech

The judges wrestled with how to craft a gag order that doesn’t infringe on the former president’s free speech rights or prevent him from defending himself on the campaign trail.

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Former U.S. President Donald Trump holds a campaign rally in Houston

Group Asks Michigan Supreme Court To Hear Appeal of Ruling in Trump Ballot Case

Filings late Thursday afternoon seek an “immediate and expedited consideration” for appeal and an “emergency application” to bypass the state Appeals Court.

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Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando

Ron DeSantis Appointees Seek Disney Communications About Florida Governor

The request for documents and communications was made Thursday by the Central Florida Tourism Oversight District, now controlled by DeSantis appointees.

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FILE PHOTO: DeSantis hosts a rally in Tampa after primary

Florida University System Sued Over Effort To Disband Pro-Palestinian Student Group

Chancellor Ray Rodrigues had ordered schools to disband chapters of Students for Justice in Palestine, saying the national organization supports terrorism.

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In this June 26, 2021, file photo, former President Donald Trump looks on during his first post-presidency campaign rally in Wellington, Ohio. (Reuters/Shannon Stapleton)

Colorado Case Using ‘Insurrection’ Argument to Bar Trump From the Ballot Goes to the Judge

Last week, the Minnesota Supreme Court dodged the question of whether the provision applies to Trump, who is so far dominating the Republican presidential primary.

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Donald Trump to testify in New York civil fraud trial

New York Judge Lifts Gag Order Barring Donald Trump From Maligning Court Staff

In his decision, Judge David Friedman of the state’s intermediate appeals court cited constitutional concerns about restricting Trump’s free speech.

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