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"The loss of First Amendment freedoms, for even

minimal periods of time, unquestionably constitutes irreparable


Elrod v. Burns, 427 U.S. 347, 373 (1976).

"The loss of First Amendment freedoms, for even minimal periods of time, unquestionably constitutes irreparable injury."
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The question the U.S. Supreme Court will consider on Wednesday is whether Cilek's expressive shirt impermissibly interfered with Minnesota's interest in ... because governments eagerly embrace sinister rationalizations for “balancing” free speech against competing values, to the detriment of free speech.

The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday in the closely watched free speech and political apparel case Minnesota Voters Alliance v. Mansky. Arguments centered on a challenge to Minnesota's law, which broadly restricts what voters can wear to a polling place, and forbids any “political ...
U.S. Supreme Court justice Neil Gorsuch, President Trump's appointee, is expected to be the deciding vote in the pivotal union case Janus v AFSCME. ... that public sector workers contribute to a union's costs of representing them is an unconstitutional infringement of First Amendment free speech rights.
In a moment when conservative justices were inclined toward states' rights and liberal justices toward an expansive understanding of free speech, the U.S. Supreme Court held that California was entitled to adopt the rule extending free speech to private shopping malls. Although there were numerous ...
(KMSP) - The United States Supreme Court will begin debating a Minnesota law Wednesday that bans people from wearing political items at the polls. ... the Supreme Court will consider a challenge to that state law on the grounds that expressing political values should be protected by free speech.
MIAMI — A Florida man who already won an improbable victory before the U.S. Supreme Court is hoping legal lightning strikes twice in a First Amendment case pitting police powers of arrest against the right to speak freely and protest. Oral arguments are scheduled Tuesday in Fane Lozman's lawsuit ...
WASHINGTON - After a 12-year-long legal battle, the case of Riviera Beach resident Fane Lozman against the city was heard by the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday. Lozman was arrested at a city council meeting in 2006. He had only taken the podium for a few moments before then-City Council member ...
PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. - A dispute at a 2006 Riviera Beach city council meeting has turned into a major free-speech showdown at the U.S. Supreme Court, with implications for people across the country. The meeting plunged the city into a twelve-year legal battle. Contact 5 found the city has spent ...
Approximately 150 protesters gathered outside the Connecticut Supreme Court across from the Capitol on Monday to protest Janus v. AFSCME, a free speech case being heard by the U.S. Supreme Court. Organized by the CT Working Families Party and Connecticut's government employee unions, the ...


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