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Friday, April 11, 2014

CRL&P Daily Reads: Apr. 11, 2014

Obama expected to use today's civil rights speech at the National Action Network to address voting rights. He should unequivocally state that the right to vote is political speech under the First Amendment.

UnknownJudge rules California's use of pepper spray on mentally ill prisoners violates their constitutional rights.

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act; and, LBJ gets lots of love. Others wonder whether SCOTUS's recent decisions signal danger for the Civil rights Act.

Federal judge rejects man's civil rights claim alleging that police cited him on suspicion of violating San Diego's anti-nudity ordinance because he was gay.

Teacher fired after making racist comments on Facebook claims his termination violated the First Amendment. What will the district court in the Fifth Circuit do with this Fourth Circuit decision?

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You are a teacher and you make racist comments on Facebook. He claims First Amendment right and protection. Did he yell Fire! in a crowded theatre? Close to it if he teaches in Harlem.

Posted by: Liberty1st | Apr 16, 2014 6:03:10 PM

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