The city limits busking to its tiny Theater District, and it makes you jump through hoops even to play there.
Episode 9 of Free Speech Rules, a video series by UCLA Law Professor Eugene Volokh
New Mexico Medical Marijuana Supplier Wins First Amendment Challenge to the State Fair's Absurdly Broad Censorship
The overturned rules banned microscopes and shovels as drug paraphernalia and prohibited pictures of cannabis or the equipment used to grow it.
The policy has earned a well-deserved First Amendment lawsuit.
Prof. Erik Nielson says in Rap on Trial: Race, Lyrics, and Guilt in America rappers everywhere are not getting a fair shake in the courtroom.
A massive 15 foot tall Trump/Pence yard sign has unfortunately turned political.
A Christmas Miracle: Washington Court Overturns Marijuana Sign Rules That Banned String Lights Spelling 'Pot'
A judge concluded that the restrictions violate the state constitution's free speech guarantee.
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Wisconsin College Spent $100K Investigating Instructor for Allegedly Saying Police Department Was 'Full of Racists'
The investigation was launched after the local police chief complained and reached out to the Wisconsin Department of Justice.
Trump's Order Aimed at Fighting Anti-Semitism Is Constitutionally Problematic, but It's Not Anti-Semitic
Erroneous reporting set off a bizarre backlash that obscured the real problem.
Today's censors are using tech policy and social-media outrage to attack your right to think and say what you believe.
Since FOSTA passed in 2018, "sex workers have faced increased violence" and "have been forced onto the streets," the California congressman says.
"CNN is the mother of fake news," reads the introduction to Nunes' new lawsuit.
Justice Alito dissents from the denial of certiorari in National Review v. Mann
"We’re still doing interviews, speaking with students, learning what was said and the context of the comment."
The presidential hopeful on Thursday released a plan to regulate tech giants.
Federal Government Can't Just Allow 3D Gunmaking Software To Proliferate Without a License, Federal Judge Declares
Various states sued to stop the feds from allowing such gun-making files to circulate legally. Now, a federal judge says the decision to not prohibit them was "arbitrary and capricious."
In comments to CNN on Monday night, Biden expressed a willingness to smash Section 230 in order to settle a feud his campaign is having with Facebook. That's a terrible idea.
DART police officer Stephanie Branch illegally arrested Avi Adelman after he defied her unlawful orders to stop photographing paramedics treating an overdose.
Tech bias, real or alleged, does not violate free speech rights.
As surely as winter follows fall, Republican election victories are followed by unconstitutional attempts to restrict political speech.
Episode 7 of Free Speech Rules, from UCLA law professor Eugene Volokh
But the technical nature of the decision might not stop future lawsuits.
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Federal Judge Orders Georgia Sheriff To Stop Ritualistically Humiliating Registered Sex Offenders on Halloween
Citing the First Amendment, the judge tells the sheriff he may not force certain homes to display signs warning trick-or-treaters to stay away.
Former Time Editor and CEO of Constitution Center (!) Wants To Cancel First Amendment, Pass Hate Speech Laws
Freedom of expression is under attack from politicians, activists, and, saddest of all, journalists who benefit most from it.
The 21-year-old faces criminal punishment for text messages to her suicidal boyfriend.
The comedian received the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at the Kennedy Center in D.C. this weekend. His acceptance speech airs on PBS in January.
Most respondents, especially millennials, favored viewpoint-based censorship, suppression of "hurtful or offensive" speech in certain contexts, and legal penalties for wayward news organizations.
Colorado School Suspends 17-Year-Old After She Posted a Non-Threatening Gun Photo With Her Older Brother
She didn't break the law or threaten anybody, but her school still panicked.
The state's hate crimes law—a "rarely enforced relic dating to 1917"—eviscerates free speech.
The bill is an obvious First Amendment violation says Jim Manley of the Pacific Legal Foundation.
Unfortunately, rather than challenging Warren on the constitutionality of her plans, Biden is imitating them, at least when it comes to the assault on the First Amendment.
Should participation in an election hinge on a voter's identity being made public? Of course not.
Defending San Francisco's Anti-NRA Resolution, City Officials Say It Was Nothing but Meaningless Bluster
Although San Francisco's supervisors urged city officials to punish contractors with ties to this "domestic terrorist organization," they say they did not really mean it.
If you think a map of the moon might help an inmate escape, you might be a prison censor.
The case vividly illustrates how hate crime laws punish people for the views they express.
Supervisor Shamann Walton thinks he can use restrictions on commercial speech to suppress political speech.
It took a jury 26 minutes to decide that Jonathan Vanderhagen wasn't guilty.
Appeals Court Rejects Qualified Immunity Claim by Dallas Transit Cop Who Arrested a Photographer for Taking Pictures
Officer Stephanie Branch arrested Avi Adelman for criminal trespass even though he was not doing anything illegal.
Conservatives deploy state power to go after speech they don't like.