The governor's attempt to rule by decree provoked widespread condemnation instead of the applause she was expecting.
Tony Timpa's story shows how far the government goes to prevent victims of abuse from seeking recourse.
The 5th Circuit Agrees That Federal Officials Unconstitutionally 'Coerced' or 'Encouraged' Online Censorship
The appeals court narrowed a preliminary injunction against such meddling but confirmed the threat that it poses to freedom of speech.
The case is just one example of miscalculations that routinely keep Louisiana prisoners behind bars after they complete their sentences.
A Ruling Against a Man Arrested for a COVID-19 Joke Highlights the Influence of a Pernicious Analogy
A federal judge compared Waylon Bailey’s Facebook jest to "falsely shouting fire in a theatre."
X-Dumpsters owner Steven Hedrick rents roll-away dumpsters to people, but now his city forces residents to contract with the county.
The appeals court ruled that a Facebook post alluding to World War Z was clearly protected by the First Amendment.
Violators are rarely caught, while the unlucky few who face prosecution can go to prison for years.
The decision casts further doubt on the constitutionality of a federal law that makes it a felony for illegal drug users to own firearms.
Unlike calling Trump's stolen-election fantasy "the Big Lie," his lawyer's statements were demonstrably false assertions of fact.
Plus: A listener question concerning drug decriminalization and social well-being
Kansas Cops Have 'Waged War on Motorists' by Subjecting Them to Pretextual Traffic Stops, a Federal Judge Says
The ruling draws back the veil on routine police practices that victimize innocent drivers.
Republicans who participated in the scheme say they relied on legal advice grounded in historical precedent.
Critics of the Ruling Against Biden's Anti-'Misinformation' Crusade See No Threat to Freedom of Speech
The response to the decision illustrates the alarming erosion of bipartisan support for the First Amendment.
The decision highlights the injustice of a federal law that bans gun possession by broad categories of "prohibited persons."
A bill that would expand wine sales in the Empire State is meeting familiar resistance from entrenched interests.
The case could have long-term implications for how broadly fair use can be applied.
New Jersey's Restrictions on Public Gun Possession Are 'Plainly Unconstitutional,' a Federal Judge Says
The state defied a Supreme Court ruling by banning guns from myriad "sensitive places."
U.S. District Judge Robert Payne concluded that 18-to-20-year-olds have the same Second Amendment rights as older adults.
It is not hard to see why the jury concluded that the incident she described probably happened.
Steven Hedrick rents out roll-off dumpsters to people and hauls them away after. A new city ordinance is mandating that people use county services instead.
Plus: Should committed libertarians be opposed to pro-natalist policies?
Critics argue that excessively strict pleading standards prevent plaintiffs with meritorious defamation claims from obtaining the evidence they need to support them.
Pretrial rulings recognized the falsity of the election-fraud claims that the outlet aired and rejected three of its defenses.
Another Federal Judge Rejects the DOJ's Argument That Cannabis Consumers Have No Second Amendment Rights
U.S. District Judge Kathleen Cardone was unimpressed by the Biden administration's argument that marijuana users are too "dangerous" to own guns.
The Biden administration is defending a federal law that disarms Americans based on "boilerplate language" in orders that judges routinely grant.
The Ruling Upholding the Gun Rights of People Subject to Restraining Orders Is Not As Crazy As You Might Think
The 5th Circuit noted that such orders can be issued without any credible evidence of a threat to others.
The 5th Circuit Rebukes the FDA for Flouting the Law While Imposing a De Facto Ban on Flavored E-Cigarettes
The appeals court says regulators violated the Administrative Procedure Act when they tried to pull menthol vapes off the market.
Two New Jersey women who gave birth last fall suffered harrowing ordeals thanks to their breakfast choices.
The DOJ Says Forbidding Pot Users To Own Guns Is Like Telling People Not To Carry Guns When They're Drunk
Defending a categorical ban on gun possession by cannabis consumers, the Biden administration cites inapt "historical analogues."
The legal challenge to censorship by proxy highlights covert government manipulation of online speech.
Lawyers representing an allegedly duped Buffalo Wild Wings customer demand that the company disgorge its ill-gotten gains.
The DOJ Says Marijuana Use, Which Biden Thinks Should Not Be a Crime, Nullifies the Second Amendment
Even as the president bemoans the injustice of pot prohibition, his administration insists that cannabis consumers have no right to arms.
Criticism of public officials doesn't have to be polite, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court confirmed.
The president and his predecessor both tried to impose gun control by executive fiat.
Contrary to the Supreme Court's First Amendment precedents, Donald Trump thinks harsh criticism of the president should be actionable.
Although the law did not change, regulators suddenly decided to criminalize unregistered possession of braced pistols.
How Does California Define COVID-19 'Misinformation'? Judges Disagree, but Doctors Are Expected To Know.
One federal judge thought the state's new restrictions on medical advice were clear, while another saw a hopeless muddle.
U.S. District Judge William B. Shubb says the law is unconstitutionally vague.
A Federal Judge Says the DOJ's Sex Offender Registration Rules Violate Due Process by Requiring the Impossible
Justice Department regulations threaten people with prosecution for failing to register even when their state no longer requires it.
A Supreme Court case illustrates the potential costs of making it easier to sue social media platforms over user-generated content.
By banning firearms from a wide range of "sensitive places," the state effectively nullified the right to bear arms.
Because of a misdemeanor welfare fraud conviction, Bryan Range is no longer allowed to own guns.
The decision defends the separation of powers and the rule of law against an attempt to prohibit firearm accessories by administrative fiat.
The court ruled that the state's six-week abortion ban violates the right to privacy.
The year’s highlights in buck passing feature petulant politicians, brazen bureaucrats, careless cops, loony lawyers, and junky journalists.
These Memos Show That FDA Regulation of E-Cigarettes Is Driven by Dubious Value Judgments Rather Than Science
The agency is determined to ban the flavors that former smokers overwhelmingly prefer. For the children.