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Supreme Court Wrestles With GOP-Led States’ Efforts To Regulate Social Media Platforms

In nearly four hours of arguments, several justices questioned aspects of laws adopted by Republican-dominated legislatures and signed by Republican governors in Florida and Texas.

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Supreme Court Seems Poised To Reject Effort To Kick Trump Off the Ballot Over Capitol Riot

A definitive ruling for Trump would largely end efforts in Colorado, Maine and elsewhere to prevent his name from appearing on the ballot.

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Dispute Over ‘Trump Too Small’ Trademark for T-Shirts Reaches Supreme Court

The court will weigh the First Amendment right to free speech against federal trademark law, and experts are wary that speech could ultimately be chilled.

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Supreme Court Considers Whether Public Officials Can Block Critics on Social Media

The two cases are the first of several controversies appearing before the high court in the coming months about free speech protections online.

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Supreme Court Declines to Hear Case Seeking Reconsideration of Defamation Protections

The Supreme Court declined to hear a case requesting the reconsideration of the “actual malice” standard as applied to public officials in media defamation cases.

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Supreme Court to Decide Whether State Laws Limiting Social Platforms Violate Constitution

The Supreme Court agreed Friday to decide whether state laws that seek to regulate Facebook, TikTok, X and other social media platforms violate the Constitution.

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Supreme Court Sides with Colorado Web Designer in Anti-Discrimination Free Speech Case

The Supreme Court sided with a Colorado web designer June 30 who argued her freedom of expression was violated by the state’s anti-discrimination law requiring her to create marriage websites for same-sex couples.

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Supreme Court Clarifies Test on Proving ‘True Threats’ Under the First Amendment

The Supreme Court brought new clarity to the First Amendment standard that applies to “true threats” on June 27 in the case of a Colorado man who sent thousands of harassing messages to a musician, requiring prosecutors to prove that a defendant was reckless.

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