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State appeals court upholds Illinois hate-crime law
The First Amendment does not give defendant the 'right to harass or terrorize anyone,' court writes.   10.08.99

Washington appeals court: Police need warrant to arrest exotic dancers
'The controversial content of human expressive activity does not have to be captured in a film canister or within the covers of a book to make it worthy of protection,' judges rule.   10.05.99

House subcommittee hears testimony on cyberstalking
'This is not a matter of free speech or a violation of the First Amendment,' says cyberstalking victim Jayne Hitchcock.   10.01.99

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



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