The Law in the News

He Had a Dark Secret. It Changed His Best Friend’s Life – New York Times – July 8, 2022

Supreme Court Rules Against Boston in Case on Christian Flag – New York Times – May 2, 2022

Sage Steele Suing ESPN for Violating Her Free Speech Rights: A Quick Sense of the Law – Reason – April 30, 2022

L.A. Sheriff, Accused of Cover-Up, Opens Investigation Into a Reporter – N.Y. Times – April 26, 2022

Viewpoint-Based Enforcement of “No Advertising Policy” as to Public Comments Likely Violates First Amendment – Reason – April 25, 2022

Don’t Push A Pencil Through Lemon, Slice It In Half! – Reason – April 25, 2022

Sikhs Sue Marine Corps Over Restrictions on Beards – New York Times – April 12, 2022

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard to Face Off in Defamation Trial – New York Times – April 10, 2022

California Law Requiring Board Diversity Is Struck Down – New York Times – April 3, 2022

Extra Remedies for Libel if the Libeler Chose Target Based on Race, Religion, Sex, etc? – Reason – January 31, 2022

A White hospital executive says he was fired and replaced by 2 women as part of a diversity push.  He sued and was just awarded $10 million – CNN – October 28, 2021

A.C.L.U. Is Torn Over Free Speech Mission and New Voice – N.Y. Times – June 6, 2021

ACLU Sues After Man Banned From Library Over Trump Poem – WFYI – January 28, 2021

Supreme Court Agrees to Hear First Amendment Case of Suspended Cheerleader – ABA Journal – January 11, 2021

US Supreme Court Rules Muslims Placed On No-Fly List Can Sue for Damages – Middle East Eye – December 10, 2020

Court Finds Restrictions of ‘Offensive’ California License Plates Unconstitutional – California Globe – November 24, 2020

Journalism Professors Demand Iowa State University Disband the College Republicans Over Offensive Tweet – Reason – November 20, 2020

Senate Dems Push For End To ‘Qualified Immunity’ After George Floyd Death – Fox News – June 5, 2020

A Law School That Fuels Democracy – The Chronicle of Higher Education – December 18, 2018

Miscarrying at Work: The Physical Toll of Pregnancy Discrimination – New York Times – October 22, 2018

We’re writing a new law on noncompetes – let’s get it right – Boston Globe – July 12, 2018

As More New Dads Get Paternity Leave, Companies Push Them to Take It – Wall Street Journal – July 11, 2018

150 Cheers for the 14th Amendment – New York Times – July 9, 2018

He Called Older Employees ‘Dead Wood.’ Two Sued for Age Discrimination. – New York Times – July 6, 2018

Boston Symphony Orchestra flutist sues under the newly revised Massachusetts Equal Pay Act – Boston Globe – July 6, 2018

Former DPW worker suing Brookline for racial discrimination – Brookline TAB – July 3, 2018

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