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Constitutional Law

Two Cases Test Reach of First Amendment – The KKK Wants to Sponsor a Highway and Some Texas Cheerleaders Use Bible Banners at Public School Athletic Games!

Yesterday I had the privilege of judging a Quarter-Final round of the New York Law School Froessel Moot Court Competition. The competition seeks to recreate a Constitutional law argument before the US Supreme Court and this year’s problem focused on the First Amendment’s Free Speech Clause. Specifically it involved whether a school could punish students […]

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Constitutional Law

Will Pink Slime Lawsuit Stick? I Think Not.

Beef Products Inc., the makers of “lean, finely textured beef” as the product is officially called has filed a $1.2 Billion lawsuit against ABC News over its coverage of “pink slime” beef. Six individuals were also sued, including ABC News anchor Diane Sawyer, and the reporters Jim Avila and David Kerley. Another defendant is Gerald […]