Topic: First Amendment
The court’s Holder ruling was a crucial victory in the fight against terrorism.
07/16/2010 03:10 pm
A court has ruled that the FCC has to reconsider its fines for unplanned expletives blurted out on live broadcasts. The ruling comes as media experts debate whether the FCC should have a role in the Internet world.
07/14/2010 08:28 pm
A California law school is under no constitutional obligation to grant the Christian Legal Society status as an official student group, the Supreme Court ruled Monday. The school had withheld such status because of the group's exclusion of gays as members.
06/28/2010 06:49 pm
Handgun ban: The Supreme Court has ruled that Americans have the right to own a handgun anywhere they live.
06/28/2010 03:59 pm
Elena Kagan, Supreme Court nominee, said she 'abhorred' the Pentagon's 'don't ask, don't tell' policy banning gays from serving openly. In her confirmation hearings, critics will focus on her efforts to limit military recruiting at Harvard.
06/25/2010 04:17 pm
The House passed the Disclose Act Wednesday. The act addresses the Supreme Court ruling that struck down campaign finance spending limits on corporations. But some organizations, like the NRA, are exempt. The bill faces a tough fight in the Senate.
06/25/2010 09:43 am
Thursday's Supreme Court decision about a gay marriage case sheds interesting light on America's political values.
06/25/2010 08:34 am
The case centered on a Washington State referendum on a domestic partnership law. Fear of harassment, the Supreme Court ruled, is not enough to keep petition signers anonymous.
06/24/2010 06:03 pm
Humanitarian and peace organizations say their direct interaction with violent or terrorist groups is vital to intervention efforts. The Supreme Court decision Monday means they do it at their peril.
06/21/2010 07:12 pm
On Monday, the Supreme Court upheld a statute – part of the Patriot Act – that outlaws the provision of 'material support' to terror groups. Such support includes assistance that might nudge a group toward nonviolence.
06/21/2010 04:48 pm