first amendment

Michigan Regulators Ordered Back To Court On Controversial Beer LabelThe brewery claims its First Amendment rights were violated when the Liquor Control Commission rejected an ale with a name that's offensive to some people.
Judge Rules In Favor Of College Student In Twitter DisputeA judge says a Twitter account intended to poke fun at a mid-Michigan lawyer is protected by the First Amendment.
Lawyer's Rants Against Gay Student Not Protected, Michigan Appeals Court SaysA state attorney fired for an anti-gay campaign against a college student can't collect unemployment benefits, the Michigan appeals court says.
Full Appeals Court Will Rehear Bible Believers, Arab Festival CaseA federal appeals court has agreed to take another look at a First Amendment claim made by Christian evangelists who were told to leave an Arab-American street festival or be ticketed by police in Dearborn.
Ex-Detroit Lawyer Loses Appeal Over 'Ghetto' RemarkA former top lawyer for the city of Detroit who lost her job for describing a local court as "ghetto" has lost an appeal over her dismissal.
Dearborn Pays $100,000 In Lawsuit By EvangelistsThe city of Dearborn has paid $100,000 in legal fees to attorneys for a Christian evangelist whose free-speech rights were violated at a popular Arab-American street festival.
Court: Dearborn Violated Evangelist's RightsA Detroit suburb violated the free-speech rights of a Christian evangelist by barring him from handing out leaflets at an Arab-American street festival last year, a federal appeals court said Thursday.
No Quick Decision In Campaign Cash Case