Tag Archives: First Amendment

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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There is no god. But…

Just got this from John Ross’s summary of federal court decisions, which appears sort of weekly on the Volokh Report: Suppose a La Plata, Md. public school teacher compelled a Christian student to write part of the Shahada: “There is … Continue reading

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