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By Adam Newton
Lawyer & contributing writer
and Ronald K.L. Collins
First Amendment Center scholar
"Congress shall make no law … abridging … the right of the people … to petition the Government for a redress of grievances."
— from the First Amendment

2nd Circuit allows anonymous lawsuit over alleged sexual assault
Court: Judges must balance interest of plaintiff seeking to remain anonymous against public interest in disclosure, potential prejudice to defendants. 08.13.08
Groups challenge petition limits near Fla. polling places
'Petition-gatherers have the right under the First Amendment to solicit signatures from voters who are leaving polling places,' says ACLU attorney. 08.14.08

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