First Amendment

Do the New "Turn the Gays Away" Bills Stand Up to the Constitution?
February 25, 2014

What scholars had to say about the recent spate of anti-gay bills.

France Has Charged Bob Dylan With Breaking the Country's Most Ridiculous Law
December 03, 2013

France's law prohibiting "incitement to hatred" is itself an incitement to hatred.

The Right to Evade Regulation
How corporations hijacked the First Amendment
June 03, 2013

How big business hijacked the First Amendment.

What News Corp's Hacking Scandal Has to Do with James Rosen's Phone Records
June 03, 2013

Why wouldn't Fox's parent company tell the network that the Justice Department had searched the communications of one of a Fox reporter? 

The Dangerous Logic of the Bradley Manning Case
March 01, 2013

The case of Bradley Manning is not just about a soldier who slipped documents to WikiLeaks. Prosecutors have embraced a logic that could apply the death penalty to civilans who leak to the New York Times.

GOP String Divas
August 02, 2012

Tampa is the strip-club capital of the U.S. Tampa will soon be the Republican capital of the U.S. Here's an update on the impending collision.