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Supreme Court First Amendment

The Indecency Of The FCC

Anthony Gregory | Posted 03.12.2012 | Media
Anthony Gregory

The Supreme Court this week heard oral arguments in FCC v. Fox. In this important first amendment case, the Judges will determine whether to enact significant limitations to the Federal Communication Commission's power to censor the airwaves.

Occupiers Occupied: The Hijacking of the First Amendment

Robert Reich | Posted 01.16.2012 | Politics
Robert Reich

According to the SCOTUS, money is now speech and corporations are now people. But when real people without money assemble to express their dissatisfaction with the political consequences of this, they're treated as public nuisances and evicted.

Free Speech Cases At Top Of Supreme Court's New Term

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — First Amendment cases top the Supreme Court's docket as it begins a new term with a new justice and three women on the bench for th...

We've Lost Our Rights, to Corporations

William Astore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Astore

Corporations are the new citizens of this country, and ordinary Americans, who used to be known as "citizens," now fall into three categories: consumers, warriors and prisoners.