As we head toward the end of 2014, there is a new batch of controversies over the use of religious symbols at public holiday displays – and the effect of the Supreme Court’s “reindeer rule.”
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The case of a Pennsylvania teacher fired because of blog posts that criticized her own students has taken an interesting turn, as her lawyers claim viral Internet and television interest in the story protect her First Amendment rights.
A few years ago, a group of Iowa Republicans claimed the legitimate 13th Amendment to the Constitution was “missing.” The debate is part of an historical detective story with some surprising twists that is still taking place.
The nation’s highest court tackled a big free speech issue on Monday, as nine Supreme Court Justices quoted Eminem, cited 19th century law, and engaged in legal talk that only acute court watchers could probably appreciate.
Can a police officer call in a canine officer after you’ve received a traffic ticket, to check your car for an illegal substance? The Supreme Court will settle part of that issue in an upcoming case.