The suit, filed on behalf of two documentary film organizations, argues that the registration requirement violates the First Amendment, is too broad in scope, and has not been proven to be necessary to national security interests.
According to the lawsuit, the DoJ is entitled to all monetary proceeds derived from the publication of his book because of contractual agreements Snowden signed while working as a government contractor.
The Newseum Institute’s First Amendment expert, Gene Policinski, originally published this commentary on January 11, 2019, on the Newseum blog, […]
The First Amendment Coalition filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice in federal court in San Francisco alleging […]
Across the ideological spectrum, Supreme Court Justices appeared to find common ground in that “mass searches of our digital effects […]