October 23, 2012
by Stephen Krug
JURIST Guest Columnist Joseph Marren, President and Chief Executive Officer of KStone Partners LLC, says that the Statement and Account Clause must be strictly adhered to in order that the ideals of free speech and political accountability may be preserved...There are profound and heretofore ...[read more]
October 4, 2012
by Max Slater
A judge for the US District Court for the District of Montana on Wednesday ruled that a state law that limits campaign contributions violates the free speech clause of the First Amendment. Montana's campaign finance law limits the individual contributions to gubernatorial and lieutenant governor ...[read more]
February 21, 2012
by Elizabeth Imbarlina
JURIST Senior Editor Edward SanFilippo, University of Pittsburgh School of Law Class of 2013, discusses how Pennsylvania House Resolution 535 reveals an underlying tension between the Establishment Clause and free speech... (His opinions are not intended to represent those of JURIST)On January 23, ...[read more]
December 7, 2009
by Andrew Wood
Joan Bertin: Cases involving messages on license plates raise a potpourri of questions with important First Amendment implications. The easiest cases are those in which the government itself creates a plate with a religious message. For example, South Carolina's legislative decision to... ...[read more]
September 6, 2006
by Joshua Pantesco
The Court of Appeals of Virginia, the state's second-highest court, upheld the nation's first felony conviction for computer spamming on Tuesday, ruling that Virginia's anti-spamming statute does not violate the First Amendment or the so-called Dormant Commerce Clause, and is not uncons... ...[read more]
November 29, 2005
by Kate Heneroty
The Australian House of Representatives passed the federal government's anti-terrorism bill Monday night, without amendments requested by a coalition Senate committee and by members of the Labor Party. The committee recommended Monday that a controversial sedition section be removed from the fin... ...[read more]

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