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Common misunderstandings about Miranda warnings

Posted 2 months, 10 days ago.

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The Miranda warning comes from one of the biggest legal cases of the 1960s–and thanks to countless arrest scenes in TV and movies, it’s one of the best-known applications of the Fifth Amendment. But what you don’t know about Miranda could be more significant than you think.

Same-sex marriage, civil rights, and the legacy of Massive Resistance

Posted 2 months, 12 days ago.

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Abigail Perkiss from Kean University looks at similarities between a proposal in Oklahoma to ban marriages of all types in the state, as a way to block same-sex marriages, and tactics used to block desegregation in the 1950s.

Video: The First Amendment with Floyd Abrams

Posted 2 months, 15 days ago.

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Floyd Abrams has litigated the most controversial and compelling First Amendment cases to appear before the court in recent years. In this hour-long interview, he speaks about his memoir, Friend of the Court: On the Front Lines with the First Amendment.

Podcast: Net Neutrality, the Internet and the First Amendment

Posted 2 months, 16 days ago.

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Two of the world’s top experts on Net Neutrality, Tim Wu and Stuart M. Benjamin, join the National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen to discuss a recent court ruling that could change the way you surf the Internet – and use it as a platform for Free Speech under the First Amendment.

Constitution Check: Is the Religious Freedom Restoration Act unconstitutional?

Posted 2 months, 16 days ago.

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Lyle Denniston looks at a claim that the Religious Freedom Restoration Act is actually a law that advocates the establishment of religion and is unconstitutional.