Life in the Electronic Concentration Camp: The Surveillance State Is Alive and Well

By John W. Whitehead November 30, 2015 “Big Brother in the form of an increasingly powerful government and in an increasingly powerful private sector will pile the records high with reasons why privacy should give way to national security, to law and order […] and the like.” ― William O. Douglas, Supreme Court Justice Bottle … More Life in the Electronic Concentration Camp: The Surveillance State Is Alive and Well

Massachusetts Cheerleader Tweets A Criticism Of Illegal Immigration And School Responds By Banning Her From Her Team

November 26, 2015 by  Jonathan Turley We have been discussing the rapid erosion of free speech on our campuses. That trend started a long time ago in our high schools where officials have steadily attacked the exercise of free speech by teenagers. Few however have reached the level of censorship and content-based punishment as Revere … More Massachusetts Cheerleader Tweets A Criticism Of Illegal Immigration And School Responds By Banning Her From Her Team

Forty Percent of Millennials Favor Censorship of Offensive Speech By Government

November 23, 2015    Jonathan Turley We have long discussed the rapid decline of free speech protections in the West. I have long argued that the West appears to have fallen out of love with free speech, which is more often viewed as a rising scourge rather than a defining value in some countries. A recent … More Forty Percent of Millennials Favor Censorship of Offensive Speech By Government

Florida Appellate Court Strikes Order Barring Man From Criticizing Police Officer On The Internet

November 18, 2015 by Jonathan Turley A Florida Appellate Court has ruled in favor of Patrick Neptune, a man who was barred under a clearly unconstitutional ruling from criticizing a local police officer on the Internet. Neptune accused Miramar Police Department Officer Philip Lanoue of first cutting him off in traffic and then following him … More Florida Appellate Court Strikes Order Barring Man From Criticizing Police Officer On The Internet

Missouri University Police Tell Students To Report “Hurtful” Statements

November 13, 2015 Jonathan Turley Free speech advocates are increasingly uneasy about the response of University of Missouri to protests of racism on campus. Some of the incidents described by students are exercises of free speech. Those concerns were heightened with the videotape of a communications professor harassing and trying to get students to “muscle” … More Missouri University Police Tell Students To Report “Hurtful” Statements

Two Million Dollar Montana Verdict Against Ocwen and Deutsche for Wrongful Foreclosure

November 12, 2015 by findsenlaw Recently, Ocwen and Deutsche were popped with a two-million-dollar jury verdict for a wrongful foreclosure in Montana. A couple bought a farmhouse for cash, and were in the process of remodeling it, when they discovered that Ocwen had sold the property at foreclosure by mistake. Ocwen refused to quitclaim the … More Two Million Dollar Montana Verdict Against Ocwen and Deutsche for Wrongful Foreclosure

Free Speech for Some and Blogger’s First Amendment Protection

February 14, 2000 By Edwin J. Feulner, Ph.D. The First Amendment says “Congress shall make no law…abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press, or the right of the people to peaceably assemble and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” Liberals think they can improve on that. The Liberal’s First Amendment … More Free Speech for Some and Blogger’s First Amendment Protection

Justice Department Vows To Take Executive Amnesty Fight To Supreme Court

10 Nov 2015 by Charlie Spiering The Justice Department plans to take President Obama’s executive amnesty fight to the Supreme Court, after the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of an injunction blocking implementation of the legislation until the courts can rule on its legality. “The Department disagrees with the Fifth Circuit’s adverse … More Justice Department Vows To Take Executive Amnesty Fight To Supreme Court

Government-Sanctioned Speech, Amicus brief in Pro-Football, Inc. v. Amanda Blackhorse

November 06, 2015 The Rutherford Institute has asked a federal appeals court to reject a lower court ruling that confers sweeping power on the government to police private ideas and equates a trademark registration with a form of government-sanctioned speech. Weighing in before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in Pro-Football, Inc. … More Government-Sanctioned Speech, Amicus brief in Pro-Football, Inc. v. Amanda Blackhorse