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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


GOP takes aim at federal campaign-finance laws
Party sues FEC in bid to overturn soft-money ban and restrictions on ability of parties, candidates to work hand-in-hand on political campaigns. 11.14.08

Mormon aid for Calif. gay-marriage ban generates complaint
Gay-rights activist accuses church of failing to report full value of work it did to support Proposition 8. 11.14.08

Legal grind ends for woman accused of dirty dance
Rebecca Willis will receive $275,000 from North Carolina town that barred her from community hangout. 11.14.08

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

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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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