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State appeals court backs telling jury of man's anti-government leanings
Evidence of defendant's membership in Republic of Texas is relevant to crime, doesn't violate free-association rights, judges rule.   11.14.00

Federal judge tosses out lawsuit over denial of domain names
Court rejects adult-content provider's First Amendment challenge, finding Internet registrar's refusal 'purely private conduct.'   11.13.00

Tennessee attorney general: Election law violates First Amendment
Official contrasts voter-solicitation rules for Montgomery County with state statute upheld by U.S. Supreme Court.   11.13.00

D.C. appeals court: Man has right to speak with his lawyer
Judge in civil proceeding had prohibited defendant from communicating with his criminal defense attorney.   11.10.00

Distributor asks state high court to end prohibition of 'vulgar' beer label
Colorado trial judge had ruled that state could bar label to 'shield the public' from 'unfit' material.   11.09.00

Death sentence overturned because of prosecutor's biblical references
Federal appeals panel says First Amendment 'requires us to be especially vigilant in guarding against religious argument.'   11.08.00

Federal appeals panel upholds computer child-porn law
4th Circuit joins two other appeals courts in upholding federal law expanding definition of child pornography to include images that appear to be of a minor.   11.07.00

Curses aimed at cops not 'fighting words,' rules state appeals court
Virginia man's words didn't have 'direct tendency to provoke an immediate breach of the peace by reasonably trained police officers,' say judges.   11.03.00

Federal appeals court again denies religious group access to school facilities
Louisiana chapter of Christian Coalition says it will appeal 5th Circuit decision to the Supreme Court.   11.02.00

Federal appeals panel: ABC not reckless in exposé on eye clinic
Judges determine that clinic failed to produce sufficient evidence that network acted with actual malice in airing 'PrimeTime Live' investigation.   11.01.00



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