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High court asked to determine constitutionality of nude-dancing restriction
Appeals court decision contrary to high court's basic First Amendment principles, say petitioners.   07.28.99

Jury's obscenity finding must be thrown out, says Wisconsin appeals court
Trial judge's instructions misstated obscenity law, may have misled jurors, according to higher court.   07.27.99

Free-speech experts describe Texas student-rights case as 'Tinker revisited'
Publisher of First Amendment newsletter goes further, saying, 'the political speech in this case is probably more compelling than in Tinker.'   07.23.99

Panelists discuss public's attitudes toward First Amendment freedoms
'These poll results reflect the frustration of people, including myself, at the way the media conducts itself,' says Nashville Mayor Phil Bredesen.   07.21.99

Federal appeals court overturns part of San Diego adult business licensing law
Law must provide for 'prompt hearing and decision by a judicial officer,' justices find.   07.20.99

Congressman says his Net filter bill won't restrict adults
Legislators are 'listening to the polls rather than paying much attention to the law and the First Amendment,' says attorney for the People for the American Way.   07.19.99

City asks California appeals court to reconsider ruling in adult business case
'By changing the rules of the game while it was being played, the effect was to confer on [Anaheim] the arbitrary power to censor speech,' judges say.   07.16.99

Federal appeals court: Prison officials violated Muslim inmate's rights
Colorado prisoner should have been allowed to fast without interference during the holy month of Ramadan, judges rule.   07.16.99

Illinois appeals court rejects challenge to state's hunter-harassment law
Animal-rights activists 'retain the ability to express their views at numerous other times and places,' rules court.   07.15.99

California appeals court: Citizens don't have free-speech rights on store property
Store's interest in 'exclusive control over the use of its private property' outweighs societal interest in free speech, judges rule.   07.14.99



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