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Federal appeals panel rejects signature-gatherers' civil rights lawsuit
Missouri residents claim they had a First Amendment right to solicit signatures for petition outside polling places.   06.13.00

Man sues Arizona school district after it refuses his summer-camp ads
Federal lawsuit contends that district's literature-distribution policy violates free-speech, freedom of religion rights.   06.13.00

Virginia teen sues school board in flap over Confederate flag
Student contends school officials violated his free-expression rights by punishing him for flying flag as he entered school parking lot.   06.12.00

Political activists challenge post office prohibition on signature-gathering
Plaintiffs contend regulation is unreasonable restriction on protected political speech.   06.09.00

Federal appeals panel reinstates former university employee's retaliation claim
Judicial majority finds that employee's free-speech interest in addressing affirmative- action issues trumps university's interest in smooth hiring process.   06.07.00

Divided federal appeals panel reinstates ex-jailer's First Amendment suit
Judges determine in a North Carolina case that particular political affiliation not prerequisite for job of jailer.   06.07.00

Federal appeals panel throws out jury verdict in retaliation case
Judges determine that ex-leaders of Gary, Ind., law department acted as supervisors rather than 'regulators of private speech.'   06.01.00

Federal appeals panel strikes down federal permit scheme for public parks
Law does not contain necessary procedural safeguards for prior restraints, judges rule.   05.31.00

'Watchdog' newspaper publisher says he'll take case to Supreme Court
Actions of city officials were 'not severe enough to chill a person … from continuing to publish unfavorable articles' about them, federal appeals panel ruled.   05.26.00

Federal appeals court upholds ban on certain corporate campaign contributions
Judges reject landfill operator's challenge to 'hard money' contributions, saying 'any reform in this area must be sought from Congress.'   05.25.00



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