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U.S. Supreme Court asked to review adult entertainment decision
'The decision to appeal by city officials was made as much for political reasons as legal ones,' says attorney for adult business.   09.24.99

ACLU, New Mexico officials argue over Internet law in federal appeals court
The law is 'clearly unconstitutional,' says senior staff attorney for the ACLU.   09.23.99

Appeals court dismisses phone-harassment conviction on First Amendment grounds
Law should have excluded 'those who intend to engage in public or political discourse,' court finds.   09.22.99

Conviction dismissed because judge failed to give free-speech instructions
Nor was defendant's attorney allowed to question potential jurors about free-speech defense.   09.21.99

State appeals court won't allow free-speech plea for cop-cursing defendant
Minnesota judges find that man's comments were 'fighting words' that receive no First Amendment protection.   09.17.99

Wisconsin woman fined for hanging ribbons claims free-speech violation
Beloit citizen says she hung yellow ribbons throughout town to remind residents of U.S. troops in Kosovo.   09.16.99

Senate Judiciary Committee holds hearing on Internet hate
'When it comes to hate on the Internet, the problem is the message, not the medium,' says Sen. Patrick Leahy.   09.15.99

Nightclub owner ask Supreme Court to review nude-dancing case
'The nature of the Barnes decision has led to much confusion as well as divergent results in the lower courts,' say Washington nightclub owners.   09.14.99

Posting of fliers wasn't protected speech, state appeals court rules
Defendant claimed he was leafleting, but Washington judges call it 'felony stalking.'   09.13.99

Federal appeals court says it's OK to open inmate's outgoing mail
Judges draw distinction between 'censoring' and 'inspecting' mail in Virginia case.   09.10.99



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