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11 Sep 2012, 12:09 am by Lawrence Solum
Here is the abstract: This article addresses judicial choices and errors involved in United States v. [read post]
8 Oct 2010, 3:01 pm by Richard Montes
For Constitutional Law buffs, on Wednesday, the United States Supreme Court heard arguments in the case of Snyder v. [read post]
29 Dec 2010, 2:29 pm
Snyder’s untimely death in Iraq to expound its “religious” belief that “God hates fags” and kills American soldiers to punish the United States for tolerating homosexuality. [read post]
2 Apr 2009, 10:13 am
In response to Phelps’s antics, a number of states have passed laws prohibiting demonstration or loud speech at funerals. [read post]
25 Mar 2014, 6:01 am by Maya Angenot
As stated by the majority, the outcome hinged squarely on whether Westboro’s speech was of public or private concern, as public speech in the United States is granted almost untouchable protection. [read post]
6 Oct 2010, 1:08 pm by Alfred Brophy
Phelps, a case in which the Westboro Baptist Church (consisting of approximately 50 Phelps family members and a few others) used a fallen marine’s funeral to further their message that “God Hates Fags” and the United States is being punished for tolerating homosexuality by, among other things, losing soldiers in Iraq. [read post]
5 Oct 2010, 10:04 am by Lawrence Solum
  As a unanimous United States Supreme Court recognized only seven years ago in the privacy case National Archives and Records Administration v. [read post]
3 Mar 2011, 9:19 am by Calvin Massey
   The key to the Court's decision was its conclusion that the messages displayed by the Westboro picketers, though "short of refined social or political commentary," were commentary on matters of "public import" -- "the political and moral conduct of the United States and its citizens, the fate of our Nation, homosexuality in the military, and scandals involving the Catholic clergy. [read post]