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  Ashcroft v. ACLU
  Whether the "harmful to minors provisions" of the Child Online Protection Act violate the First Amendment.
  Bartnicki v. Vopper
  "These cases raise an important question concerning what degree of protection, if any, the First Amendment provides to speech that discloses the contents of an illegally intercepted communication. Despite the fact that federal law has prohibited such disclosures since 1934, this is the first time that we have confronted such an issue."
  Good News Club v. Milford Central School
  1) Freedom of Speech — Whether a public school policy creating a limited public forum that expressly bans religious groups from school facilities constitutes viewpoint discrimination in violation of the First Amendment freedom of speech. 2) Freedom of Religion — Whether allowing the Good News Club to use school facilities for meetings would have constituted a violation of the Establishment Clause.
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