Tag Archives: First Amendment

The god problem in the courts

Let’s see if this case summary by Eugene Volokh will make you as crazy as it made me — while failing utterly to convince me I should consider the possibility of entering into a religion. Any religion. Whatever. With a … Continue reading

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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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