March 20, 2014 in Uncategorized
WOODBURY â Just a few weeks after a Woodbury resident filed a lawsuit against the city for restricting public speeches, a federal judge ordered the city to change a law requiring citizens to obtain permits before speaking publicly.
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December 3, 2012 in The Daily Republic
RAPID CITY (AP) The South Dakota School of Mines and Technology and a Christian evangelist who wants more freedom to speak on campus are poised for a court battle. The outcome could affect other college campuses in the state.
November 8, 2012 in The Daily Republic
RAPID CITY (AP) A Rapid City evangelist is suing the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, alleging that the school charged him $50 to speak on campus and limited him to an area inside a campus building.
October 17, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
BISMARCK A former North Dakota Republican Party chairman who doesn’t want to take down the political signs in his yard before Nov. 6 has filed a federal lawsuit challenging a century-old state law that bans campaigning on Election Day. Continue Reading
October 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Supporters of a failed campaign to abolish North Dakota property taxes say a judge is trampling their free-speech rights by telling them to apologize to their opponents. Continue Reading
September 17, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
The U.S. Constitution’s guarantee of free speech is one of the landmark achievements of human civilization. It’s a bedrock freedom for which the Statue of Liberty lifts her lamp beside the golden door.
And it should be honored as such not downplayed, not soft-pedaled and not apologized for. Continue Reading
October 17, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
The justices said today they will consider the validity of the Stolen Valor Act, which passed Congress with overwhelming support in 2006. The federal appeals court in California struck down the law on free speech grounds and appeals courts in Colorado, Georgia and Missouri are considering similar cases. Continue Reading
February 25, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
In a ruling filed with the court today, state Justice Marcy Friedman said it was clear the comedian was joking when he called author Missy Chase Lapine a “wacko” during an appearance on the “Late Show with David Letterman” in 2007. Continue Reading
September 28, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald
The Minnesota Court of Appeals has struck down a state law against making false statements that allege police misconduct.