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Marie-Jeanne Roland,
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Nov. 14, 2008
ANALYSIS

Court again struggles with First Amendment doctrines

By Tony Mauro As justices hear Summum case, they question own precedents for second time this month.
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OTHER HEADLINES


Writers sue NYC over press-pass policy
'Why does the police department get to determine who is a journalist?' asks attorney for three men. 11.14.08

Newspapers seek government records in anthrax inquiry
'The public has a right to know why [Stephen Hatfill] was targeted,' says attorney for New York Times and Los Angeles Times. 11.13.08

Mich. minister jailed for warning that judge faced God's wrath
ACLU, which is handling Rev. Edward Pinkney's appeal, says case may be 'first time in modern history that a preacher has been imprisoned for predicting what God might do.' 11.13.08

NYPD quietly drops policy on videotaping political activity
NYCLU, which has challenge to police surveillance rules pending in federal court, says department changed regulation last year but group wasn't notified until last month. 11.13.08

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ANALYSIS/COMMENTARY

Study abroad in Cuba flunks court test
By Douglas Lee Teachable moment passes as D.C. Circuit judges fail to agree on meaning of academic freedom. 11.11.08

Beyond the election: E Pluribus Unum
By Charles C. Haynes High priority for President-elect Obama: Help unify Americans, developing a common vision of the common good across our differences in the most religiously, ethnically diverse nation on Earth. 11.09.08

9th Circuit reinstates former school worker's retaliation claim
By David L. Hudson Jr. Split in federal appeals courts over how to interpret Garcetti may prompt high court to re-examine public-employee speech. 11.05.08

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