Analysis and commentary
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  Probation ban on court attendance held too broad (commentary)
  By David L. Hudson Jr. California appeals court says going to court is part of First Amendment right of petition.     02.08.10
  Civil rights effort drew on all 5 First Amendment freedoms (commentary)
  By Gene Policinski How assembly, religion, petition, press, speech all played crucial roles in march toward racial equality and justice.     02.07.10
  Blog: Curse tree-trimmers at your own risk (commentary)
  By David L. Hudson Jr. Arkansas woman who confronted tree workers and cops crossed the line into fighting words, court rules.     02.04.10
  Blog: D&D is DOA in prison ruling (commentary)
  By David L. Hudson Jr. 7th Circuit upholds Wisconsin prison ban on role-playing games by inmates.     02.01.10
  When the Bible goes to school, the tug-of-war begins (commentary)
  By Charles C. Haynes Students have the right to bring Scriptures to school, but any teaching involving the Bible must be done in constitutionally sound ways.     01.31.10
  Hazelwood limits teacher speech, too (commentary)
  By David L. Hudson Jr. Famous case restricting student speech has greater reach, new ruling shows.     01.30.10
  Wanted: better coverage of Obama policies (analysis)
  By Gene Policinski New poll shows public unhappy with job press is doing as watchdog, especially on economy.     01.27.10
  Blog: First Amendment doesn't shield too-hearty party (commentary)
  By Gene Policinski Federal judge says Rhode Island town ordinance against raucous parties doesn't violate rights to speech, association.     01.27.10
  Blog: Courts deeply split on Ten Commandments displays (commentary)
  By David L. Hudson Jr. Judges' disagreements, such as in recent 6th Circuit case, could lead to further Supreme Court involvement.     01.26.10