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    Holt v. Hobbs Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Holt v. Hobbs. The case involved the issue of whether an Arkansas prison policy barring a Muslim inmate from growing a beard violated his freedom of…

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    Wagner v. FEC Oral Argument

    The District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral argument in Wagner v. FEC. The case concerns three independent contractors with various federal agencies who argued that the ban…

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    Town of Greece v. Galloway Commentary, Part 2

    Mike Doyle talked about the outcome and long-term effects of the case Town of Greece v. Galloway, a U.S. Supreme Court case about prayers at public meetings. His interview on the steps…

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    Town of Greece v. Galloway Commentary, Part 1

    Mike Doyle gave background on the case of Town of Greece v. Galloway, a U.S. Supreme Court case about prayers at public meetings. His interview on the steps of the Supreme Court…

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    Campaign Finance and Free Speech

    Two legal analysts debated the merits of the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizen’s United ruling that gave corporations and labor unions the ability to spend unlimited amounts of money…

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    Senator Markey on Abortion Clinics Ruling

    Senator Edward Markey (D-MA) responded to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that day striking down a Massachusetts law that created buffer zones around abortion clinics. Writing for a…

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    Campaign Finance and Free Speech

    Panelists talked about Supreme Court rulings striking down campaign contribution limits, and how the issue relates to First Amendment free speech rights. Topics included a proposed…

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    Freedom of Speech at College

    Greg Lukianoff talked about issues related to the freedom of speech on college campuses. Topics included the cancellation of commencement speakers due to their views and speakers who…

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    Lawrence Hurley on Town of Greece v. Galloway

    Lawrence Hurley talked by phone about the Supreme Court decision in Town of Greece v. Galloway, which upheld the right of government entities to allow sectarian prayers prior to public…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines are open for viewer comments on the Supreme Court’s decision on Town of Greece v. Galloway to uphold prayer at public meetings. Lawrence Hurley was interviewed by…

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    Robert Barnes on Prayer in Public Meetings

    Robert Barnes spoke by telephone about the U.S. Supreme Court decision that day in Town of Greece v. Galloway, which upheld the right of government entities to allow sectarian prayers prior…

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    Future of Free Speech

    Constitutional scholars and authors talked about the future of free speech in America. Topics included college campus censorship, defamation, Holocaust denial, the Supreme…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on their interpretation of the First Amendment. The question was drawn from an April 17, 2014 “Kalb Report” interview with…

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    Justices Scalia and Ginsburg on the First Amendment and Freedom

    Justices Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg talked about their views of the First Amendment and the origins and contemporary meanings of freedom. They were also asked questions…

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    Wood v. Moss Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Wood v. Moss. The case involved pleas by two Secret Service agents for “qualified immunity” from a lawsuit claiming that the agents put…

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    50th Anniversary of New York Times v. Sullivan

    Co-authors Lee Levine and Stephen Wermiel talked about their book, The Progeny: Justice William J. Brennan’s Fight to Preserve the Legacy of New York Times v. Sullivan, in which they…

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    Shaun McCutcheon on Campaign Finance

    Shaun McCutcheon appeared on “Meet the Press” to talk about the U.S. Supreme Court' April 2, 2014, decision in his favor in the case McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission,…

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    Book Discussion on Bong Hits 4 Jesus

    James Foster talked about his book, Bong Hits 4 Jesus: A Perfect Constitutional Storm in Alaska’s Capital, in which he discusses Morse v. Frederick, the Supreme Court case that…

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    McCullen v. Coakley Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in McCullen v. Coakley to decide if a Massachusetts law creating a 35-foot buffer zone around abortion clinics unconstitutionally limits the free…

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    United States v. Apel Oral Argument

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in United States v. Apel, a case concerning an anti-war activist who was protesting on land owned by a military base. The defendant was…

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