Tag Archives: freedom of speech

Sotomayor carefully defended speech in Pappas v. Giuliani

Our analysis of Sotomayor’s free speech record wouldn’t be complete without a mention of her dissent in Pappas v. Giuliani.  The case reached the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in 2002 and concerned the firing of Thomas Pappas from the … Continue reading

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Brighton Michigan’s decision to punish “annoying” behavior

The new ordinance lets police ticket and fine ($100!) those who “repeatedly commit acts that alarm or seriously annoy another person and that serve no legitimate purpose.” Seriously. Snark award goes to hotair.com: Michigan finds itself in such financial distress … Continue reading

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