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Cable-access host claims he was arrested for criticizing public officials
Officials deny it, but Tennessean David Parrish contends his First Amendment rights were trampled; he vows to take legal action.   01.20.00

Ohio Senate panel backs inmate last-words bill
Legal director of Ohio ACLU testifies that ban on spoken expression violates the First Amendment.   01.14.00

Federal appeals court rejects former police officer's retaliation claim
Madison, Wis., man fails to prove connection between investigation request and subsequent firing.   01.13.00

High court declines to hear abortion clinic buffer-zone challenge
Two justices had voted to take case, saying ruling by South Carolina high court threatens lawful activity protected by the First Amendment.   01.12.00

Federal appeals court won't halt university's discipline of professor
Judges say educator failed to show connection between protected speech and disciplinary measures taken by University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth.   01.11.00

Businesses challenge law against sipping where there's stripping
Federal judge denies request to halt enforcement of ordinance owners contend is a 'thinly disguised and deliberate attempt to eliminate nude dancing' from Georgia city.   01.07.00

Court reinstates defamation suit of attorney described as 'ambulance chaser'
Such a description 'might imply to the reader of the directory that Flamm engages in the unethical solicitation of clients,' federal appeals judges rule.   01.06.00

Iowa town, civil rights group work to settle lawsuit over yard sign
'Nobody in the city of Coralville is in the business of squashing anyone's rights,' says assistant city attorney.   01.05.00

Texas phone-harassment law survives free-speech challenge
State appeals court finds that making repeated harassing phone calls is not 'constitutionally protected activity under the First Amendment.'   01.04.00

State appeals court reverses teen's conviction for post-Columbine comments
Louisiana judges have 'considerable doubt' as to context and content of statements attributed to 15-year-old.   12.28.99



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