For more than six years, Roger Shuler has hounded figures of Alabama’s legal and political establishment on his blog, Legal Schnauzer. But even those who longed for his muzzling did not see this coming: Shuler sitting in jail indefinitely.
Leong runs a blog site called Feminist Law Professors and recently discovered the identity of an anonymous commenter who has, according to Leong, left racist and sexist comments. She says that he is a a public defender in his late 40s and she wants h
One case in point is French comedian Dieudonne M’Bala M’Bala, who likes to target Jews in his popular shows. He has already been hit with fines approaching $100,000 for his jokes and there is no a move to have been prosecuted criminally. For jokes. B
During more than 14 hours of interviews, the first he has conducted in person sincearriving here in June, Snowden did not part the curtains or step outside. Russia granted him temporary asylum on Aug. 1, but Snowden remains a target of surpassing int
Even if he’s not a Duck Dynasty viewer, Jon Stewart said on The Daily Show on Thursday, he still empathized with the “free speech absolutists” over at Fox News in supporting suspended star Phil Robertson.
Adds that Obama should crack down on free press
Zachary Golob-Drake, a 5th grader at the Patel Partnership School in Tampa Florida was elated recently when he won first place with a speech and an invitation to compete in the 4-H Tropicana Public Speech Contest. However, his assistant principal the
The big news of the weekend in our liberty community was the arrest of recent mover and activist Amanda Billyrock. Billyrock made a name for herself with her Youtube channel and social media presence, where she has catalogued her personal and ideolog
Free State Project participant defeats "the City" without an attorney. If you have been following the blog at Free Keene for the last 18 months, you may recall the raid on the Keene Activist Center that occurred in the summer of 2012
The lawsuits against Robin Hood and the Merry People in Keene have been dismissed in a 16-page ruling by judge John Kissinger dated December 3. On November 27, the Keene Sentinel published this diversionary piece on the state of parking in Keene, New
Supporters of bus-stop ad cite speech rights
Cops incite violence during peaceful demonstration
Free speech activists in Dealy Plaza and Infowars’ Rob Dew overheard Dallas police discussing plans to arrest Alex Jones.
Picture a guy walking down the street. Every time this guy happens to spy a cop, he screams out, “Cops are liars! Cops are scum. I hate cops!” One might well question his sanity, as it’s rarely a good idea to go out of your way to antagonize
The targets of the new program include persons “not committing a crime… We’re not going to go after you, but we are going to take down the language off of Facebook, because there’s no redeeming societal value and it’s clearly hurting somebody.”
It ain’t so much the things we don’t know that get us in trouble. It’s the things we know that ain’t so.
Sam Numberg of the Legal Project joins Ezra Levant to provide an update on Spain's persecution of Imran Firasat, creator of the Youtube film "The Innocent Prophet".
There’s something profoundly despicable about a Justice Department that would brazenly violate the First and Fourth Amendments while spying on journalists, then claim to be reassessing such policies after an avalanche of criticism—and then proceed, a
Apparently the man is now being charged with assaulting a police officer. And could go to prison for 10 years.
A college student from California is making waves this week after being told he couldn’t pass out copies of the United States Constitution on campus.
Shady efforts by the meat industry to sidestep having to inform consumers about where its cattle are born, raised and slaughtered have ultimately failed, as a U.S. District Court recently struck down .......
Citizen journalists are under attack by Chuck Schumer, Lindsey Graham, and other members of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Can a government agency block criticism by claiming copyright infringement?
This is an update to a story originally posted here by Charlton Stanley, “Polygraphers trigger fear response in Federal prosecutors.“
Jody Gevins Underwood emailed me today concerning last nights board meeting of the Free State Project, and the motion to kick me out of the organization. Below is the exact text of that email, and then I will give you my thoughts on the matter.
Can a government agency block criticism by claiming copyright infringement? Sounds a bit ridiculous but it is happening. The NSA is effectively stopping one small business owner from criticism, claiming that by using its name he has infringed on the
A threat of legal action by the government that could have stopped reporting on the files leaked by Edward Snowden led to a symbolic act at the Guardian's offices in London
The NSA is targeting t-shirt makers who produce designs parodying the federal agency’s involvement in the spying scandal, shutting down free speech by means of intimidating threats of copyright infringement.
The Wall Street Journal had a piece on Friday about how Alice Cooper and his band rented a mansion in Greenwich, Connecticut in the early 1970s. Greenwich was known as one of the richest, most exclusive cities in the nation at that time. Cooper and h
The owner of an Albany, N.Y. strip club called Nite Moves has hired one of America's best free speech lawyers to help him convince the Supreme Court that taxes on lap dances should be illegal, The Daily Gazette reports.