MORE ARTICLES FROM ‘Speech News’
Tennessee county sheriff’s office will have to convince a court that there were legitimate safety interests in monitoring inmate calls.
Man who sent threatening, offensive messages to alderwoman and others fails to persuade court that they amounted to political speech.
Sheriff ends distribution of local newspapers after inmate’s letter to the editor appears in weekly to which he subscribed.
The Tennessean reports that federal judge agrees with arguments by Backpage.com that the law infringes on freedom of speech.
KGO-TV reports girl’s verses included a line that said, ‘I know why he pulled the trigger.’
Appeals court finds that parking outside a school in the rain and displaying signs was protected speech on a matter of public concern, turning aside district’s claims of traffic hazard.
Federal judge assesses compensatory damages for man jailed seven hours for shredding a U.S. flag in 2009.
2nd Circuit panel says the district court acted too quickly in dismissing Chris Matthews’ retaliation lawsuit without further factfinding.
Man claimed Clayton’s ordinance violated the First Amendment by giving the city manager discretion to decide whether to allow smoking during community events and festivals.
Man’s fear-inducing comments to ex-wife constituted ‘stalking conduct’ that ‘does not trigger First Amendment protection,’ opinion says.
State says texasworkerscomplaw.com looks too much like a state-provided or state-endorsed site; attorney goes to court asserting First Amendment right to retain it.
The First Amendment: Freedom of Speech, part of Thomson Reuters’ series on ‘law for the layperson,’ puts free-speech concepts into plain English.
11th Circuit finds no First Amendment protection for Florida lawyer’s intemperate written comments to judge in bankruptcy case.
3rd Circuit unconvinced by job applicant’s claim that the state police had selectively enforced the policy against him because he complained about it.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, 9th Circuit rejects argument that sign featuring Ryan Seacrest and Giuliana Rancic constitutes First Amendment-protected, noncommercial speech.