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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, ...
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 ...
Free Speech Is Just the Ticket
(The News & Observer Pub. Co., 2004-10-14)
A Decision in Good Standing
(The News & Observer Pub. Co., 2004-06-17)
Regulating Political Contributions by State Contractors: The First Amendment and State Pay-to-Play Legislation
(William Mitchell Law Review, 2008)
In this article, Professor Reed discusses recent legislation aimed at eliminating so-called “pay-to-play” between state contractors and state political candidates. The article begins by providing a high-level overview of ...
The Use, Nonuse, and Misuse of Low Value Speech
In this article, Professor Arnold H. Loewy discusses the historical advent of “low value” as a category of speech, separate and apart from fully-protected “high value” speech and unprotected “no value” speech. He looks at ...
Religious Neutrality and the Death Penalty
In this article, Professor Arnold H. Loewy discusses the application of religious neutrality to religion-based peremptory challenges in death penalty cases. He discusses the historical treatment of religion as an allowable ...
Obscenity: An Outdated Concept for the Twenty-First Century
In the pages that follow, this essay argues that the Court should take the opportunity to travel the path not taken in Miller v. California and hold that there is no such thing as obscenity. Instead, all speech is protected. ...
Separating God and Country
(Brandeis Law Journal, 2003)
Perceived judicial attacks on God or Country are not taken kindly by the populace or politicians. This point has been illustrated over and over again by constant attempts to amend the Constitution to allow school prayer ...
Free Speech for Holocaust Deniers—It is the American Way
Free speech in the United States is a First Amendment right guaranteed to citizens of the country. However, the author discusses the right in the context of deeply offending others—when somebody uses their First Amendment ...