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Federal appeals court won't halt university's discipline of professor
Judges say educator failed to show connection between protected speech and disciplinary measures taken by University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth.   01.11.00

Businesses challenge law against sipping where there's stripping
Federal judge denies request to halt enforcement of ordinance owners contend is a 'thinly disguised and deliberate attempt to eliminate nude dancing' from Georgia city.   01.07.00

Court reinstates defamation suit of attorney described as 'ambulance chaser'
Such a description 'might imply to the reader of the directory that Flamm engages in the unethical solicitation of clients,' federal appeals judges rule.   01.06.00

Iowa town, civil rights group work to settle lawsuit over yard sign
'Nobody in the city of Coralville is in the business of squashing anyone's rights,' says assistant city attorney.   01.05.00

Texas phone-harassment law survives free-speech challenge
State appeals court finds that making repeated harassing phone calls is not 'constitutionally protected activity under the First Amendment.'   01.04.00

State appeals court reverses teen's conviction for post-Columbine comments
Louisiana judges have 'considerable doubt' as to context and content of statements attributed to 15-year-old.   12.28.99

Pennsylvania school drops ban on pro wrestling T-shirt
Only student expression causing substantial disruption of classwork can be restricted, says American United for Separation of Church and State.   12.25.99

State appeals court: School district can prohibit teacher from distributing fliers
Administrators' interests in an efficient workplace free of disruption trump teacher's free-speech rights, Washington judges rule.   12.23.99

ACLU challenges Louisiana's anti-communist propaganda law
1962 law is 'clearly content-based, unenforceable and vague,' says plaintiffs' attorney.   12.22.99

Federal appeals court upholds firing of fire marshal for profane language
Oklahoma city employee's speech a matter of private, not public, importance, judges find.   12.21.99



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