Daraius Dubash was arrested for peacefully protesting in a public park.
The judge ruled that drag performances are not inherently expressive and that schools could regulate "vulgar and lewd" conduct.
Trials are incredibly valuable fact-finding tools—particularly when the defendants are public employees.
Tony Timpa's story shows how far the government goes to prevent victims of abuse from seeking recourse.
Federal Court Rules Against Texas in Case Where State Claimed Immigration and Drug Smuggling Qualify as "Invasion"
The court ruled that the definition of "invasion" is a political question, and that Texas therefore could not rely on the Invasion Clause to justify placing buoys in the Rio Grande River in defiance of federal law.
My New "The Hill" Article on Dubious Lawsuit Challenging Immigration Parole Program for Migrants Fleeing Socialism, Oppression, and Violence in Four Latin American Nations
The case was filed by 20 red states seeking to dismantle the CNVH program extending the successful Uniting for Ukraine policy to migrants fleeing Cuba, Nicaragua, Venezuela, and Haiti.
Plus: Meta revises controversial "dangerous organizations" policy, a win against civil asset forfeiture in Detroit, and more...
"You need an argument for why this is good for society. That's important, but you also need money."
The Houston-area Aldine Independent School District is considering the use of eminent domain to seize a one-acre property owned and occupied by Travis Upchurch.
The decision supports the notion that victims are entitled to recourse when the state retaliates against people for their words. But that recourse is still not guaranteed.
The argument is contrary to the text and original meaning of the Constitution, goes aginst precedent, and would have absurd consequences if accepted by courts.
For now, doctors who end pregnancies when a woman’s life is at risk can still be prosecuted.
"Government in general does a lot of things that aren't necessary," says Jared Polis.
Plus: The right to call neighbor a "red-headed bitch," the case against a Digital Consumer Protection Commission, and more...
Texas A&M placed a professor on paid leave for criticizing Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick in a lecture on the opioid crisis.
Political appointees should have no role in faculty hiring decisions.
Adam Martinez was banned from school property after he criticized the district's decision to hire an officer deemed "ineligible for rehire" by the local sheriff's office.
If you can't force a web designer to serve a gay wedding, can you force a web platform to serve a politician?
A study from researchers at Johns Hopkins is the first to look at the effects of Texas' 2021 "Heartbeat Act" on live births.
The 8-1 decision is a major win for Biden and executive enforcement discretion. I think the Court got the right result, but for the wrong reasons.
The man behind 3D-printed guns talks about beating the ATF, his abiding interest in cyberpunk culture, and what comes next for "practical anarchy."
Meanwhile, big, partisan "everything bagel" zoning reform bills that tried to squeeze through the entire YIMBY agenda floundered.
Publicly funded leagues of cities are fighting zoning reforms in state capitals across the country.
Texas' public record law let police hide records of suspects who died in custody from grieving families, reporters, and lawyers.
The state legislature passed a law to limit anonymous reports to its child abuse hotline.
Texas Bill Would Ban School Instruction, Guidance, or Activities Related to Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity
Plus: Naked Feminism, marijuana legalization in Minnesota, and more...
A demand letter states that the Uvalde school district is infringing on Adam Martinez's First Amendment right to criticize the government.
Mass shooters typically do not have disqualifying records, and restrictions on private gun sales are widely flouted.
Conservatives who support the bill recognize the conflict between unannounced home invasions and the Second Amendment.
The FAA required SpaceX take 75 separate actions to mitigate the environmental impacts of launches from its Boca Chica, Texas, launch site. A new lawsuit says it's not enough.
A Texas jury unanimously rejected Perry’s assertion that Garrett Foster pointed a rifle at him.
Today, the Lone Star state counts 90 homeless people per every 100,000 residents. In California, the problem is almost five times as bad.
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.
If a municipality fails to approve or deny a permit by state-set deadlines, developers could hire private third parties to get the job done.
The Biden administration is the third administration in a row to fail to issue Clean Water Act regulations that pass judicial scrutiny.
This College President Knows the First Amendment Protects the Drag Show He Canceled. He Just Doesn't Care.
"I will not appear to condone the diminishment of any group at the expense of impertinent gestures toward another group for any reason, even when the law of the land appears to require it," he wrote.
Texas Bill Would Bar Citizens of China, Iran, North Korea, and Russia From Studying at State Universities
H.B. 4736 would punish foreigners who are, in many cases, deliberately building lives far away from their repressive countries.
All officers and employees of the unit would “have immunity from criminal and civil liability” for performing the activities authorized by H.B. 20.