First Amendment Lawyer Blog
Updated:Judges Aren’t Politicians, High Court Says
Updated:Swastika Display Triggers Hate Speech Debate
Updated:High Court Protects Public Employee Whistleblowers
Updated:Will Congress Shield News Media?
Updated:Can Smartphones Conceal Officials’ Dumb Comments?
Updated:California Regents Coddle Billionaires
Updated:Bloggers Protected Like Other Journalists
Updated:Court Strikes Down Law Banning Lies About Medals
Updated:Final Shot Fired in California Pension Transparency Battle?
Updated:“Stolen Valor” Case Poses Free Speech Test
Updated:Did Brown Cell Out Privacy Rights?
Updated:Occupy Movement Raises Thorny First Amendment Issues
Updated:Supreme Court Bludgeons California Video-Game Law
Updated:Transparency Not Always Convenient, But Important
Updated:Amanda Knox convicted — of defamation?
Updated:BART Touches Third Rail in Cell-Phone Shutdown
Updated:Third Victory for Pension Transparency
Updated:California Pension Records Are Public, Courts Rule
Updated:Sunlight Must Shine on Pensions
Updated:Public Disclosure Is Good Business for Investors
Updated:Federal Shield Law May Pass This Year — Free Flow of Information Act, HR 985, Clears House Judiciary Committee
Updated:Obama’s Welcome Change on FOIA
Updated:Rights of Celebrities Can Collide With First Amendment
Updated:Campaign Finance Laws 1, Anonymity 0
Updated:It’s Time for a Federal Reporter’s Privilege
Updated:Another Lawsuit Yelps About a Yelper
Updated:OBAMA: RECORDS PRESUMED OPEN
Updated:Anonymity Collides With Full Campaign Disclosure
Updated:How to Defame Yourself and Influence People
Updated:Bailout and Secrecy a Toxic Combination
Updated:The First Amendment and your vanishing portfolio
Updated:Tourist Libel — UK Libel Laws Threaten U.S. Free Speech?
Updated:Anonymous Speech: Right or Wrong?
Updated:California Ruling Allowing Disclosure of Public Employee Salaries Keeps on Giving
Updated:First Amendment and Copyright Fair Use Give (Michael) Savage Treatment to Lawsuit
Updated:The First Amendment and Judicial Independence: an Uneasy Coexistence
Updated:Media’s Coverage of Election Won’t Make Everyone Happy
Updated:A First Amendment shield for bloggers?
Updated:San Bernardino County Assessor Bill Postmus Fights Public Records Disclosure
Updated:Public Records Act: government officials should not destroy public records
Updated:First Amendment: Tie goes to the speaker