Tag Archives: First Amendment
ATL: State Legislatures Trying to Use Dakota Access Pipeline Protests as Excuse for Statutory Limits on Progressive or Anti-Fascist Speech
Here are the materials in Pro-Football, Inc. v. Blackhorse (E.D. Va.): 53 DCT Order on Briefing Schedule 56 Pro-Football Motion for Summary J on Constitutional Claims 71 Blackhorse Motion for Partial Summary J 100 Pro-Football Cross Motion 106 Blackhorse Second … Continue reading →
Federal Court Affirms Oklahoma School’s Refusal to Allow Native High School Graduate to Wear Eagle Feather on Graduation Cap
Here is the order in Griffith v. Caney Valley Public Schools (N.D. Okla.): 22. Order and Opinion (5-20-15) Prior materials here.
Federal Circuit to Decide En Banc if Lanham Act § 2(a) Banning “Disparaging” Marks is Constitutional
Here are the materials in In re Tam: CAFED Panel Opinion Sue Sponte Hearing En Banc Order Panel materials: Tam Opening Brief USPTO Brief Tam Reply
Here is the opening brief in Pro-Football Inc. v. Blackhorse (E.D. Va.): 53 DCT Order on Briefing Schedule 56 Pro-Football Motion for Summary J on Constitutional Claims According to the briefing schedules, briefs are going to be flying fast and … Continue reading →
Here is the opinion in Native American Council of Tribes v. Weber. An excerpt: In this appeal, we consider the South Dakota Department of Corrections’ (“SDDOC”) decision to prohibit tobacco use by Native American inmates during religious activities. In 2009, … Continue reading →
Here are the new materials in Native American Council of Tribes v. Weber (D. S.D.): DCT Order on Stay and Attorney Fees Prior materials are here, here, here, and here.
Not much going on, so how about a few random briefs? Here’s a brief from the State of Arizona in the Arizona COA defending a decision to deny state unemployment benefits to a former Navajo Nation elected official who is … Continue reading →
The case, once again, is Native American Council of Tribes v. Weber (D. S.D.): DCT Remedial Order The court previously issued an order explaining how the ban violates federal religious freedom rights here. Since the prison system could not agree … Continue reading →
Here are the materials in Russell v. Krowne (D. Md.): DCT Order Vacating Default Judgment Penoscot Indian Nation Motion for Default Judgment Defendant Motion to Vacate Penobscot Response to Motion to Vacate Defendant Reply Strange case; seems to involve a … Continue reading →