Author: David L. Hudson Jr.
11th Circuit upholds constitutionality of Pensacola cross in park
5th Circuit reinstates First Amendment challenge to Mississippi's occupational licensing requirements
New York state senator takes aim at online "hate speech"
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
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