Articles Tagged first amendment

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, however, the intersection and collision of these two spaces is imminent. In some respects it […]

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 Solomon Amendment. The Solomon Amendment mandates a denial of federal funds to any school that […]

Jessica C. Furst, Election Law: "Three's a Crowd": Supreme Court Protection for the Two-Party System

58 Fla. L. Rev. 921 (2006) | | | | TEXT :: Oklahoma’s semiclosed primary law permits a political party to invite voters registered as Independent to vote in that party’s primary election. The Libertarian Party of Oklahoma (LPO) notified state election officials of its intent to open its primary to all voters, regardless of […]

William N. Eskridge, Jr, Dunwody Distinguised Lecture in Law: Body Politics: Lawrence v. Texas and the Constitution of Disgust and Contagion

57 Fla. L. Rev. 1011 (2005) | | | | TEXT :: The Supreme Court ruled in Lawrence v. Texas that states could not constitutionally criminalize private oral or anal sex between consenting adults. How far does the decision sweep? Is it limited to its facts, with no broader implications for constitutional law, as the […]

Janelle A. Weber, The Spending Clause: Funding a Filth-Free Internet or Filtering out the First Amendment?

56 Fla. L. Rev. 471 (2004) | | | | TEXT :: The Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) sets conditions on public libraries’ receipt of federal financial assistance for Internet access. Under CIPA, libraries must install filters on all of their Internet-connected computers to help block obscene and pornographic images and prevent minors from accessing […]

Dennis J. Shields, A Response to Professor Crump's Narrow Tailoring Analysis of Grutter: Does It Matter How Many Angels Can Dance on the Head of a Pin?

56 Fla. L. Rev. 761 (2004) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: On occasion the Supreme Court is faced with a conflict between important public values. The two cases contesting race-conscious admissions decision-making at the University of Michigan placed the Court in just such a circumstance. The plaintiffs represented the powerful principle of color-blindness in […]