Topic: First Amendment
Do depictions of animal cruelty fall short of First Amendment protection? The Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday.
10/05/2009 01:00 am
How will Sonia Sotomayor vote? Is John Paul Stevens soon to retire? Will John Roberts and Samuel Alito be more unabashedly conservative? The term begins Monday.
10/04/2009 01:00 am
The court will examine whether part of the Patriot Act prohibits activities protected by the First Amendment.
10/01/2009 01:00 am
The case challenging a handgun ban in Chicago will decide whether the individual right to bear arms upheld by the Supreme Court in a D.C. case last year applies to all states and cities, too.
09/30/2009 01:00 am
They’re gathering signatures for the 2010 ballot. Others want to wait until the 2012 presidential election when there’ll be a larger turnout – including young voters more likely to support same-sex marriage.
09/26/2009 01:00 am
Pittsburgh will import police from surrounding areas and cordon off the downtown area to ensure the G-20 summit will run smoothly.
09/23/2009 01:00 am
Aiming to clear out commercial clutter, billboard watchdogs from Rio to Toronto police outdoor ads.
09/22/2009 01:00 am
At a hearing Wednesday on 'Hillary: The Movie,' conservative justices repeatedly asked whether limits on corporate contributions in federal elections are too broad and amount to censorship of free speech.
09/10/2009 01:00 am
Three Supreme Court justices have already announced their willingness to overturn a pair of key precedents.
09/09/2009 01:00 am
At stake in a case it will re-hear Wednesday is whether corporations and unions should enjoy the same rights to political speech as individuals.
09/08/2009 01:00 am