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  We saw it then, we see it now: how free press can protect us (commentary)
  By Gene Policinski Two cases — spanning more than 50 years — illustrate news media’s important role as government watchdog.     12.02.07
 
  5th Circuit extends limits on student speech (commentary)
  By Douglas Lee Panel makes several curious twists and turns to reach conclusion that its decision 'follow(s) the lead' of recent Supreme Court ruling.     11.27.07
 
  Fighting over a moment of silence: much ado about nothing (commentary)
  By Charles C. Haynes There's really no need to pass such laws, but once they're passed, there's even less of a need to challenge them.     11.25.07
 
  Federal judge: State can prohibit profanity on public highways (analysis)
  By David L. Hudson Jr. Man who cursed at North Carolina police officers had argued that law was overbroad.     11.20.07
 
  Parade sponsors may refuse marchers with opposing views (commentary)
  By Gene Policinski Sorting out who gets to assemble with whom depends a lot on who is assembling and whether gathering is public, according to the courts.     11.18.07
 
  Embarrassment of riches: Grassley targets ‘prosperity ministries’ (commentary)
  By Charles C. Haynes If the question is whether televangelists 'should' be raking in money, that's a theological matter for Christians, not a Senate committee.     11.11.07
 
  Government meddling with press crosses the line (commentary)
  By Gene Policinski Compelling a TV journalist to produce a public-service report as punishment for breaching a court order disregards the First Amendment.     11.04.07
 
  Ruling: Woman's topless protest not protected by First Amendment (analysis)
  By David L. Hudson Jr. Ohio appeals court upholds Lorien Bourne's disorderly conduct conviction, saying females don't have constitutional right to display their breasts in public.     11.02.07
 
  5 instances of official disdain for press, public (commentary)
  By Douglas Lee Government often seems to suggest that news media can't be trusted to cover reliably, and people should be shielded from, news and information.     11.01.07
 
  Court may have found child-porn law it can support (analysis)
  By Tony Mauro Idea of limiting interpretation of 2003 PROTECT Act so it won’t be overly broad seems to take hold among justices.     10.31.07
 
 
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