MORE ARTICLES FROM ‘Assembly’
In Supreme Court case involving Oregon protest, justices rule that Secret Service protection of the president takes precedence over considerations of viewpoint discrimination.
Report by team of law students at the Columbus School of Law at The Catholic University of America examines legal, legislative responses to Supreme Court ruling.
Nothing about the national debate over abortion is simple — and that applies at times to even the words and manner we use in talking about it.
On June 10, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to review a Colorado appeals court decision banning anti-abortion activists from displaying “gruesome images” of mutilated fetuses that might be seen by children.
The march toward civil rights for African-Americans is the best example of all five First Amendment freedoms at work, but at the heart of the movement were assembly and petition.
Fifty years ago today the U.S. Supreme Court invalidated a Virginia law that was being used to quash the NAACP’s efforts to solicit plaintiffs.
A trial court shouldn’t impose gang-related conditions on a person unless the person has been involved with a gang, appellate ruling says.
Defendant argued that trial court improperly considered his membership in the Aryan Brotherhood when it sentenced him to 12 years.
Federal judge rejects claims that Pennsylvania school district’s failure to prevent bullying interfered with boy’s right to personal relationships with his classmates.
Three-judge panel’s ruling comes in lawsuit brought by two anti-abortion activists who were arrested after demonstrating in a no-protest zone during the convention.
Measure, which awaits President Obama’s signature, already has drawn the ire of Westboro Baptist Church’s Fred Phelps.
In the name of security, public safety and even decorum, battle lines already are being drawn over who will be able to say what, where, when and how.
Once reserved for restraining violent individuals, tasers and other non-lethal weapons now often are used to stifle protest.
California appeals court rules juvenile court judge didn’t violate youth’s First Amendment rights when he prohibited hanging out with gangs or wearing gang stuff.
State appeals court agrees with Wallace Scott Langford that Maryville’s ordinance is too broad, too vague and gives too much discretion to police chief.