How Far Does Free Speech Reach?The First Amendment protects employees and customers of a business, and a business itself, from expressing opinions.
Terms Of Employment: What To Know About Free Speech In The WorkplaceEmployees must know that disruptive behaviors are not acceptable, and this includes speech that disrespects or threatens other employees.
Federal Judge Issues Temporary Freeze On New Election LawThe law stops local officials from distributing information about local ballot proposals 60 days before an election.
Quicken Loans Denies Rules Book Violated Free-Speech RightsThe company says its book of employee rules didn't violate its workers' free-speech rights because it was irrelevant to daily operations and was largely ignored by staffers.
Christian Activists Win Free Speech Case Tied To Dearborn Arab FestivalAn appearls court says the free-speech rights of Christian activists were violated when police ordered them to leave an Arab-American festival or be ticketed.
Western Michigan University To Pay $35K Settlement In Free Speech LawsuitWestern Michigan University is paying $35,000 to settle a lawsuit from a student group that said school policies unlawfully limit free speech on campus.
Redskins: Canceling Trademark Violates Free-Speech RightsA federal government decision to cancel the Washington Redskins' trademark because it may be disparaging infringes on free-speech rights and unfairly singles the team out, lawyers argued in court papers filed Monday.
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.
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.
Student Wins Free-Speech Lawsuit Against TeacherA Michigan teacher who kicked a student out of class after the teen made a comment against homosexuality during a high school anti-bullying day was ordered to pay $1 for violating his free speech rights.
'Boycott Israel' Ad Barred From Ann Arbor BusesIt's billboard emblazoned with a spider crushing skulls and the words: "Boycott Israel, Boycott Apartheid.
Court Revives Lawsuit By Prison Employee A federal court has reinstated a lawsuit by a Michigan prison employee who says she was illegally reassigned after telling lawmakers that officials were coddling inmates, partly by allowing rap contests.