Author: David L. Hudson Jr.
Thomas questions qualified immunity for college officials who violated student speech rights
8th Circuit allows excessive-force, First Amendment retaliation claims to proceed against policeman
4th Circuit panel upholds pre-publication review by national-security agencies
Tenn. court upholds city’s licensing law on strip clubs
Thomas, Gorsuch argue that actual-malice standard needs review
N.J. police officer disciplined for social media posts loses First Amendment appeal
Texas Supreme Court dismisses church deacon’s defamation suit
N.C. high court rules companies had right to petition, make statements at zoning hearing
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