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Children's Internet Protection Act clears Senate Commerce Committee
Bill 'still disregards local decision-making processes and places librarians in the precarious position of enforcer,' says American Library Association.   06.24.99

Federal appeals court rules athletic association is private — not state — actor
We therefore have no need to reach the merits of Brentwood's claims under the First Amendment, writes 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.   06.23.99

Appeals court revives suit over public access cable-channel fees
Regulations like this one are not to be rubber-stamped, court rules.   06.21.99

Attorney laments high court's refusal to hear his free-speech case
Justices refuse to review Texas Supreme Court's decision that lawyer could be punished for sending letter to jurors criticizing their verdict.   06.11.99

Delaware House considers requiring uniforms for public school students
'The idea of regimenting people by uniforms is anti-democratic and authoritarian,' says attorney who has challenged student dress codes.   06.10.99

Scholar fears freedoms gained in landmark press case may be lost
'I hope we will still be discussing New York Times v. Sullivan on its 70th anniversary,' says Vanderbilt law professor Tom McCoy.   06.04.99

Tennessee Legislature passes bill regulating junk e-mail
Measure requiring unsolicited commercial messages to be labeled as ads now heads to governor's desk.   06.03.99

Indiana appeals court reinstates former basketball scout's defamation suit
Opinion is not automatically protected under the First Amendment, court rules.   06.02.99

Connecticut House passes bill regulating junk e-mail
Measure makes it a misdemeanor to put fraudulent information in routing code.   06.01.99

Columbine tragedy fuels push for filtering measure in Senate
'There is no doubt that Columbine has given a sharper edge to what is, at best, a blunt instrument of speech restriction,' says First Amendment defender.   05.28.99



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