Category Archives: Law, suits and order

Other people’s legal problems, aside from my own.

Here’s the Epstein indictment

Before I run out to the new Essex Market with my friend Wendl, here’s the once-sealed indictment of Jeffrey Epstein.

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What’s doin’ in the federal courts?

The “act of wearing almost no clothing while serving coffee in a retail establishment” is not protected First Amendment expression, says the Ninth Circuit. So no need to enjoin a pair of Everett, Wash. ordinances that require bikini baristas to … Continue reading

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The Fourth and the First

On this bizarre and disturbing Fourth of July, I ran into a fascinating and inspiring history of the founding of the ACLU. Which, of course, has a lot to do with the First Amendment and how the ACLU has defended … Continue reading

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