February 23, 2024 11:18 am

CBS Seizes Records Of Investigative Reporter Who Probed Hunter Biden Laptop Scandal

CBS confiscated the records of an investigative journalist who was laid off this month and is currently in a First Amendment lawsuit.

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February 20, 2024 1:10 pm

The Biden Administration Is Bent on Setting an Alarming Precedent by Prosecuting Julian Assange

The WikiLeaks founder already has spent as much time in a London prison as DOJ lawyers say he is likely to serve if convicted in the U.S.

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February 16, 2024 12:40 pm

Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Enforcement of Houston Ordinance Against Feeding the Homeless

The judge found that Food Not Bombs’ activity was clearly expressive conduct under the First Amendment.

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February 16, 2024 4:30 am

Progressives Are Ditching Free Speech To Fight ‘Disinformation’

From limits on liability protections for websites to attempts to regulate the internet like a public utility, these proposals will erode Americans’ right to express themselves.

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February 14, 2024 9:00 am

Shoshana Weissmann: Online Age Verification Rules Are Unconstitutional and Ineffective

“None of these laws prevent kids from viewing anything. They just prevent kids from posting,” argues Shoshana Weissmann.

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February 14, 2024 8:40 am

Kids Have First Amendment Rights Too, Federal Judge Reminds State Lawmakers

Banning people under age 16 from accessing social media without parental consent “is a breathtakingly blunt instrument” for reducing potential harms, the judge writes.

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February 13, 2024 12:50 pm

Qualified Immunity Is Not Limited to Police Brutality. It Protects a Wide Variety of Abusive Officials.

An analysis of appeals involving the doctrine finds that less than a quarter “fit the popular conception of police accused of excessive force.”

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February 13, 2024 9:13 am

Buffalo Cops Denied Qualified Immunity for Arresting Man Who Called Officer an ‘Asshole’

R. Anthony Rupp III was cited and detained after he called a police officer an “asshole” after the cop nearly drove into two pedestrians. 

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February 9, 2024 11:15 am

Cops Arrested Him for a Fictitious Traffic Violation Because He Flipped Them Off

A federal judge allowed a lawsuit against the officers to proceed, finding evidence of several constitutional violations.

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February 7, 2024 12:55 pm

Was Amazon ‘Free to Ignore’ White House Demands That It Suppress Anti-Vaccine Books?

The Biden administration’s interference with bookselling harks back to a 1963 Supreme Court case involving literature that Rhode Island deemed dangerous.

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February 2, 2024 10:59 am

Houston Faces First Amendment Lawsuit for Cracking Down on Feeding the Homeless

Food Not Bombs activists argue that feeding the needy is core political speech, and that they don’t need the city’s permission to do it.

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February 1, 2024 1:20 pm

He Was Arrested for Making a Joke on Facebook. A Jury Just Awarded Him $205,000 in Damages.

The verdict vindicates the constitutional rights that Louisiana sheriff’s deputies flagrantly violated when they hauled Waylon Bailey off to jail.

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