A high school in the Philadelphia suburbs is embroiled in its own battle over using the term “Redskins” for its sports team, the First Amendment, and the ability of student journalists to control their own newspaper.
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In this commentary, Keith Werhan from Tulane Law School says Justice Antonin Scalia’s recent remarks about the First Amendment favoring religion are a strained reading of the Constitution.
Lyle Denniston looks at the Supreme Court’s long-running effort to shield children from religious influences and its decision to decline an important test case.
The Supreme Court said on Monday that two groups can attempt to challenge a Ohio state law that prohibits politicians and others from making false statements during political campaigns, under threat of jail or a fine.
The U.S. Supreme Court said on Monday that it won’t accept a big test case about the role of religion in public facilities and the separation of church and state.