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Fundamental Election Rights: Association, Voting, and Candidacy
(Valparaiso University Law Review, 1980)
This article analyzes election rights in a republican form of government. At the time of the article, the right to vote, the right of free speech, and the right to petition government had all been recognized as fundamental ...
Pretrial Restrictive Order Imposing Limitations on Public Media Violates First Amendment's Guarantee of Freedom of Press
(Texas Tech Law Review, 1976)
Summarizes the Supreme Court case, Nebraska Press Association v. Stuart. During a preliminary hearing for a murder suspect, the country court issued a restrictive order limiting the media from reporting certain information. ...
Fifth Circuit Survey: Civil Rights Classes
(Texas Tech Law Review, 2003)
In the 2001-2002 term, the Fifth Circuit considered and decided thirty four cases related to civil rights issues. This article serves to survey and summarize those cases. Its purpose is not to critique those cases; rather, ...
It's Debatable: Can cheerleaders cheer for God at Kountze High School?
(Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, 2013-06-30)
Don May, an independent blogger on lubbockonline.com, and Arnold Loewy, the George Killam Professor of Criminal Law at the Texas Tech School of Law, debate on how they think an appellate court should rule in a case implicating ...
Constitutional Law and Criminal Procedure—Media Ride-Alongs Into the Home: Can They Survive a Head-On Collision Between First and Fourth Amendment Rights?
Millions of viewers have tuned in nightly over the last decade to experience the new phenomenon called "reality television." From the safe confines of their living room easy chairs, viewers can participate in daring rescue ...
A book review of Burning the Flag by Robert Justin Goldstein.
Criminal Speech: Should Free Trade in Ideas Be Absolute?
This article explains the place of freedom of speech in the United States criminal justice system. Communication is required in the commission of crimes like bribery and kidnapping. The United States Supreme Court distinguished ...
The First Amendment Cases and Materials
(West Academic Publishing, 1999)
Provides students with an informed understanding of the significant issues surrounding the First Amendment, and how these issues affect the thought processes of courts. Discusses the most important cases, all accompanied ...
(Texas Tech Law Review, 1975)
Looks at the developments in Civil Rights law that were present in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals this term. The survey discusses topics such as mental health, school discipline, and employment discrimination. While ...
It’s Debatable: Should Hate Speech be Protected?
(Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, 2017)
Arnold Loewy and Charles Moster debate whether hate speech should be constitutionally protected. Moster is a former litigation attorney in the Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush presidential administrations who currently ...