First Amendment

Qualified Immunity Once Again Protects Prison Officials

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A recent decision from a U.S. Court of Appeals rejected two First Amendment claims by an inmate based on qualified immunity.
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Compelled Speech Doctrine Should Apply in Challenges to Sex Registration Laws

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Forcing a person to register as a sex offender may violate the right to freedom of speech.
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Roscoe Jones – First Amendment Hero

This African-American Jehovah Witness preacher had the temerity to travel all across the Southeast promoting his religious faith even in all-white areas.
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The Ripple Effects of the Government Shutdown — Why We Should be More Civil to our Civil Servants

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How’s our economy doing? Are the Trump tariffs actually working? Is it a good time to buy a house, start a business or invest in the stock market? No one knows.
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On Religious Freedom Day: Religious Pluralism is our Strength

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National Religious Freedom Day is celebrated every year on Jan. 16. It comes and goes with little fanfare. But 2019 might be a good year to start paying attention.
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A Growing List: 2019 Threats to First Amendment Freedoms

More of us than ever appear concerned about our First Amendment rights than at any time in the past 25 years.
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Evangelical, Muslim, Jewish. It’s time we all renew our commitment to religious freedom.

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Religious freedom can be a divisive issue, but it’s important. My group is renewing our commitment to the First Amendment, by signing this charter.
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We Should Protest Proposed Restrictions on White House Protests

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The National Park Service has proposed new regulations and is considering new fees that thousands fear will dissuade most demonstrators from protesting at the White House.
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Can Brennan make a First Amendment case? Yes, to ‘us’

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Our freedom of speech is most protected when we chose to speak out on matters of public concern.
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