1st Amendment

Trump Calls 2nd Circ. Ban On Twitter Blocks ‘Misconceived’

President Donald Trump on Friday asked the full Second Circuit to take another look at an appeal panel’s earlier ruling that the president violated the First Amendment by blocking critics on Twitter, calling the panel’s decision “fundamentally misconceived”…

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Gibson Dunn Reps Playboy Writer Fighting White House Ban

Playboy magazine’s White House correspondent has tapped Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP to represent him in a lawsuit accusing Trump administration officials of violating the Constitution by revoking his press credentials, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday in Washington, D.C., federal court…

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NRA Says LA Can’t Force Companies To Reveal Ties To Group

The National Rifle Association of America says Los Angeles violated the Constitution by passing a local ordinance this year requiring prospective city contractors to reveal any contracts with or sponsorship of the gun rights group, according to a suit filed Wednesday in California federal court.

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Nixing Mongol Biker TM In RICO Case Unconstitutional: Judge

A California federal judge said Thursday that the First and Eighth amendments bar the government from stripping the Mongol Nation motorcycle club’s rights to its trademark-registered emblems as part of the group’s recent conviction under the Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act…

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Full 2nd Circ. Won’t Take Up Challenge To No-Fly Suit Ruling

A group of Muslim immigrants who said they were placed on the no-fly list for refusing to work as government informants won a victory Thursday at the Second Circuit, when all but three judges agreed not to reconsider an appeal panel’s earlier decision to send the case back to district court…

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