Tag archive for ‘First Amendment’
Vered Weiss On Thursday, February 5th, 2015

The One Supreme Court Decision Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Would Overturn

Supreme Court Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg was asked if there was one Supreme Court decision during her tenure at the court she would undo, which one would it be? Justice Ginsburg, 81, who has served as More...

Lilach Weissman On Monday, January 26th, 2015

Nude Violinist Sues for $1.1 Million in Damages

A violinist who stood naked in front of the federal courthouse in Portland, Oregon last year is suing for $1.1 million in damages and claims police used excessive force in his arrest, caused him emotional distress More...

Lily Bethlehem On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Al Bendich, Lawyer Who Defended Lenny Bruce and Allen Ginsberg’s ‘Howl’ Dead at 85

Al Bendich, the lawyer who fought successfully for free speech in obscenity cases over the banning of Allen Ginsberg’s poem “Howl” and the imprisonment of nightclub performer Lenny Bruce,  More...

Eli Horn On Thursday, January 8th, 2015

Justice Elena Kagan Admits Being Haunted by Decision on Violent Video Games

Back in 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a momentous decision enshrining video games as speech with full First Amendment protections, invalidating a number of attempts by states to ban sales and rentals More...

Reuters On Saturday, December 13th, 2014

U.S. Opts Not to Force N.Y. Times Reporter to Reveal Source

– U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has decided not to force a New York Times reporter to divulge the identity of a confidential source for a book that detailed a failed CIA effort to undermine Iran’s More...

Tibi Singer On Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

The Nazis Are Coming, the Nazis Are Coming

Would I be shocked if some day an investigating committee discovered it was a secret agent of the internal security service who posted those pictures of Israeli politicians in Nazi uniforms? Honestly, I wouldn’t More...

S.M. Lightening On Sunday, August 31st, 2014

ACLU Challenging Arrest of Man Who Burned a Bible and Urinated on It

Eric Minerault, 22, aka “Dark Lord, ” was arrested Thursday night, after allegedly burning a Bible and then putting out the fire with his own urine, next to the Gospel Rescue Mission homeless More...

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