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Federal appeals court says 'nuts' to almond handlers' objections to ads
Generic advertising program isn't compelled speech 'because almond handlers remain free to choose whether and how to advertise directly,' judges write.   09.29.99

Voyeur Dorm files federal challenge to Florida city's zoning law
Internet business 'does not cause any harmful secondary effects because it is not even open to the public,' says attorney for plaintiffs.   09.28.99

Chiropractors prevail in free-speech challenge of Texas anti-solicitation law
'Fortunately the appeals court was more aware of the Constitution than the federal district court,' says attorney for chiropractors.   09.27.99

U.S. Supreme Court asked to review adult entertainment decision
'The decision to appeal by city officials was made as much for political reasons as legal ones,' says attorney for adult business.   09.24.99

ACLU, New Mexico officials argue over Internet law in federal appeals court
The law is 'clearly unconstitutional,' says senior staff attorney for the ACLU.   09.23.99

Appeals court dismisses phone-harassment conviction on First Amendment grounds
Law should have excluded 'those who intend to engage in public or political discourse,' court finds.   09.22.99

Conviction dismissed because judge failed to give free-speech instructions
Nor was defendant's attorney allowed to question potential jurors about free-speech defense.   09.21.99

State appeals court won't allow free-speech plea for cop-cursing defendant
Minnesota judges find that man's comments were 'fighting words' that receive no First Amendment protection.   09.17.99

Wisconsin woman fined for hanging ribbons claims free-speech violation
Beloit citizen says she hung yellow ribbons throughout town to remind residents of U.S. troops in Kosovo.   09.16.99

Senate Judiciary Committee holds hearing on Internet hate
'When it comes to hate on the Internet, the problem is the message, not the medium,' says Sen. Patrick Leahy.   09.15.99



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