Author: David L. Hudson Jr.
Student group sues Montclair State University after protest shut down
Michigan student sues over suspension for parody Instagram account
8th Circuit: Arkansas blackout period for campaign contributions violates 1st Amendment
New entry: Fair Report Privilege
Washington appeals court: Law prohibiting intimidation of public servant overly broad, violates First Amendment
Police misconduct investigator loses First Amendment claim at 7th Circuit in public employee speech case
11th Circuit panel denies qualified immunity to officer who arrested protester filming police
New entry: Government use of social media
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