Category Archives: First Amendment

Simon A. Rodell, False Statements v. Free Debate: Is the First Amendment a License to Lie in Elections?

60 Fla. L. Rev. 947 (2008) | | | | TEXT :: Rickert v. Public Disclosure Commission, 168 P.3d 826 (Wash. 2007) The petitioner, Marilou Rickert, ran as a Green Party candidate for a seat in the Washington state senate. … Continue reading

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Giannina Marin, Possession of Child Pornography: Should You be Convicted When the Computer Cache Does the Saving for You?

60 Fla. L. Rev. 1205 (2008) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: “For years, defense lawyers have argued the ‘young and stupid’ semi-defense for their youthful clients. Now, we can have the ‘I didn’t know it was on the hard … Continue reading

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Timothy Zick, Clouds, Cameras, and Computers: The First Amendment and Networked Public Places

59 Fla. L. Rev. 1 (2007) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: It seems to be a common assumption that physical places like parks, sidewalks, and public squares, and “cyber-places” like the Web, constitute separate locations of communication. In reality, … Continue reading

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Mary-Rose Papandrea, Student Speech Rights in the Digital Age

60 Fla. L. Rev. 1027 (2008) | | | | ABSTRACT :: For several decades courts have struggled to determine when, if ever, public schools should have the power to restrict student expression that does not occur on school grounds … Continue reading

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Emily S. Wilbanks, Constitutional Law: Speaking with your Mouth Shut? Exploring the Outer Limits of First Amendment Protection in The Context of Military Recruiting on Law School Campuses

59 Fla. L. Rev. 437 (2007) | | | | TEXT :: In response to the increasing refusal of law schools and other institutions of higher education to allow the U.S. military to engage in on-campus recruiting, Congress passed the … Continue reading

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Jason Marques, To Bear a Cross: The Establishment Clause, Historic Preservation, and Eminent Domain Intersect at the Mt. Soledad Veterans Memorial

59 Fla. L. Rev. 829 (2007) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: High above San Diego, a solitary Latin cross casts its shadow over the picturesque coastline of Southern California. The cross, a towering icon of concrete and faith, is … Continue reading

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