Section Newsletter Articles on First Amendment

Free speech trumps animal cruelty: First Amendment protection of “crush videos” in United States v. Stevens By Angela Donohoo Animal Law, June 2010 The U.S. Supreme Court determined that “[a] law may be invalidated as overbroad if a substantial number of its applications are unconstitutional, judged in relation to the statute’s plainly legitimate sweep.”
Facial invalidation in First Amendment cases-The end of an era? By Steven Helle Human Rights, February 2004 A 30-year era in Supreme Court jurisprudence regarding the First Amendment might be ending.