All posts tagged "first amendment"
Liberty University attacks freedom of the press
“Congress shall make no law prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press.” This section of the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is pretty cut and dry, at least...
- Posted August 28, 2018
Tinker Tour comes to campus
Mary Beth Tinker was 13 years old when she made history in the 1969 Supreme Court case Tinker v. Des Moines, and when the idea of young people knowing their rights to “Speak up and stand up...
- Posted November 13, 2013
Mary Beth Tinker visits university
Mary Beth Tinker, the lead plaintiff in the 1969 Supreme Court case Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District, will speak to students on Nov. 12 in the Grand Courtroom of School of Law at 1...
- Posted November 5, 2013
NHPD actions under fire
Recent New Haven police conduct is “indefensible,” one New Haven civil rights lawyer said. Another identified one instance of false arrest and a “chilling of the First Amendment.” The lawyer for the recently-raided Alchemy Nightclub likened certain...
- Posted October 5, 2010