First Amendment case sparks unlikely alliances

March 20, 2007

By Anthony Romero and Terry Pell

The First Amendment has a way of inspiring unexpected alliances. A case the Supreme Court began considering Monday, Morse v. Frederick, is providing just that inspiration.

The case is one of the first substantial challenges to student free speech rights in more than 20 years, and

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Supreme Court to hear student free speech case

March 16, 2007

CIR files brief in Alaska banner case, Morse v. Frederick

On Monday, March 19 2007, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear argument in an important free speech case concerning the authority of school officials to punish high school students for any speech they deem contrary to the mission or work of the

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State may not second-guess parents’ medical judgment

March 01, 2007

Favorable ruling in family rights case

Washington, DC — Earlier this week, U.S. District Court Judge B. Lynn Winmill issued a 62 page ruling finding that city and state officials in Boise, Idaho violated the constitutional rights of Eric and Corissa Mueller when they assumed custody of their 5 week-old daughter

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