First Amendment

The First Amendment (Amendment I) to the United States Constitution prohibits the making of any law respecting an establishment of religion, impeding the free exercise of religion, abridging the freedom of speech, infringing on the freedom of the press, interfering with the right to peaceably assemble or prohibiting the petitioning for a governmental redress of grievances. It was adopted on December 15, 1791, as one of the ten amendments that constitute the Bill of Rights.The Bill of Rights was originally proposed as a measure to assuage Anti-Federalist opposition to Constitutional ratification.
Posts about First Amendment
  • Make It What Again?

    … Trump. The meeting did not occur at Fox News, but rather she had to travel to his penthouse, in essence, to kiss the ring. Her belief was that after the meeting, his attacks would stop. There is nothing more chilling to the First Amendment than reporters reporting while under fear. There is nothing more frightening to the First Amendment…

    Dan Aaronson/ Benjamin, Aaronson, Edinger & Patanzo, P.A.- 9 readers -
  • Freedom of Software Speech

    … of the asserted patents – but also found that the remaining patent was ineligible for patenting as well. What’s more eye-catching is a concurrence from Judge Mayer, who wrote separately to make two points: “(1) patents constricting the essential channels of online communication run afoul of the First Amendment; and (2) claims directed to software…

    Stacy Stitham/ Brann & Isaacson- 11 readers -
  • American Press not Trump’s Pravda

    … Over the many years that we have been writing this article, when election time comes we normally have at least one, if not several articles written about how our elections are dependent upon the First Amendment. We usually muse that because of the First Amendment politicians are free to say what they want, whether true…

    Dan Aaronson/ Benjamin, Aaronson, Edinger & Patanzo, P.A.- 9 readers -
  • Trumped Up Rhetoric

    … Benjamin, Aaronson, Edinger & Patanzo, P.A. - Too many times to count in this column we have written about how the First Amendment is at its finest during the political season and especially to the run up for the Presidency. We have extolled the virtues of the… The post Trumped Up Rhetoric appeared first on Benjamin, Aaronson, Edinger & Patanzo, P.A.. …

    Dan Aaronson/ Benjamin, Aaronson, Edinger & Patanzo, P.A.- 8 readers -
  • Where More Often May Be Heard A Disparaging Word

    … under the more relaxed test for the regulation of commercial speech. As previewed by the court in its opinion, this holding will almost certainly have a direct bearing on the highly publicized dispute over the registrability of marks held by the Washington “Redskins” football team. The post Where More Often May Be Heard A Disparaging Word appeared first on Brann & Isaacson. …

    David Swetnam Burland/ Brann & Isaacson- 11 readers -
  • The Bush League Decision and terrorism

    … Benjamin, Aaronson, Edinger & Patanzo, P.A. - Although many times we write about politics and sometimes we write about world events, we do our best, when at all possible, to tie it into the First Amendment. This month's article is going to deal with the terror attacks… The post The Bush League Decision and terrorism appeared first on Benjamin, Aaronson, Edinger & Patanzo, P.A.. …

    Dan Aaronson/ Benjamin, Aaronson, Edinger & Patanzo, P.A.- 7 readers -
  • Military Penalties for Social Media Statements

    … The First Amendment of the Constitution of the United States provides Americans with the right to free speech. While military members also have this right, there are some important limitations based on their service. Specifically, the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ)1 prohibits military members from using “contemptuous words” regarding…

    militarytriallawyers- 12 readers -
  • Is “Frivolous” The New “F-Bomb” Of Civil Litigation?

    …, Climatemp’s counsel calls Trustee’s position and arguments “nonsensical.” Neither the Seventh Circuit nor the undersigned approve of this language.” Don’t Compare Your Opponents To Terrorists With last week’s post on patent attorney Andrew Schroeder, who ran amok in his filings with the USPTO (click), fresh on my mind, I had to chuckle at the blog…

    Michael E. Mccabe Jr./ IPethics & INsights- 32 readers -
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