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Purdue Grad Told Use of ‘God’ in Donation Plaque Not Acceptable

Purdue Grad Told Use of ‘God’ in Donation Plaque Not Acceptable An alum of Purdue University claims that his First Amendment rights have been violated by the school, according to The Indy Star. Michael McCracken and his wife made a $12,500 donation to the Purdue School of Medical Engineering back in…>read more

No Comment March 4, 2014

Holder Signs Final Rules Regarding Obtaining Information from Journalists

Holder Signs Final Rules Regarding Obtaining Information from Journalists U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder signed the final new rules that lay down the guidelines for the U.S. Department of Justice on seeking information from journalists. The Attorney General’s Order No. 3420-2014 mentions it lays down the “Policy regarding obtaining…>read more

No Comment February 24, 2014

Fourth Circuit Rules Facebook Likes Protected Under First Amendment

Fourth Circuit Rules Facebook Likes Protected Under First Amendment This Wednesday, in a matter in which a former deputy sheriff from Hampton, Virginia claimed that he had been fired for making a “like” on the Facebook page of the candidate running against his boss, the Fourth US Circuit Court…>read more

No Comment September 19, 2013

Southern California Institute of Law Seeks Not to Disclose Bar Passage Rate

Southern California Institute of Law Seeks Not to Disclose Bar Passage Rate The Southern California Institute of Law is claiming that the First Amendment will protect their right to not disclose what percentage of their graduates pass the state bar exam.  The SC Institute of Law is suing the bar association in…>read more

No Comment August 9, 2013

Supreme Court Comes up with New Regulations to Ban Demonstrations on Supreme Court Plaza

Supreme Court Comes up with New Regulations to Ban Demonstrations on Supreme Court Plaza Within two days of a federal judge declaring the 1949 law banning demonstrations on the Supreme Court Plaza as unconstitutional, the Supreme Court came up with new regulations to continue the ban. The new regulation bans activities “that involve the…>read more

No Comment June 13, 2013

Federal Court Removes Ban on Protests Organized on Supreme Court Plaza

Federal Court Removes Ban on Protests Organized on Supreme Court Plaza On Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Beryl A. Howell declared a 1949 legislation banning demonstrations on the marble plaza in front of the Supreme Court as “unreasonable,” “substantially overbroad,” and unconstitutional. In a 68-page opinion, Howell observed that it was not…>read more

No Comment June 13, 2013

Crowdfunding Rights of the Public in the Manning Trial

Crowdfunding Rights of the Public in the Manning Trial Last week, a little turn of events in Bradley Manning’s trial was missed by many, given the hype generated by the leak of NSA surveillance. However, what happened at Bradley Manning’s trial may be very significant for the public and…>read more

No Comment June 12, 2013

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP Merges with White O’Connor Fink & Brenner LLP

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP Merges with White O’Connor Fink & Brenner LLP Kelley Drye & Warren LLP is merging with White O’Connor Fink & Brenner LLP, a Los Angeles firm with extensive experience in entertainment industry litigation. The move will strengthen Kelley Drye’s expertise in several practice areas, including First Amendment, antitrust,…>read more

No Comment April 7, 2011

Morning Roundup

Morning Roundup Good morning everyone! Today is Monday, September 13th. Here’s a quick recap of Friday’s stories. The ACLU will represent defense lawyers against U.S. Homeland Security… According to a CT TyMetrix Inc. and The Corporate Executive  Board survey, billing rates in Washington,…>read more

No Comment September 13, 2010

ACLU to Represent Defense Lawyers Against U.S. Homeland Security

ACLU to Represent Defense Lawyers Against U.S. Homeland Security The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the National Press Photographers Association are coming together to bring a law suit against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to inhibit the searching and copying of electronic information on laptops, phones…>read more

No Comment September 11, 2010

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Employment Litigation Associate
USA-NJ-Montclair

Plaintiff-side employment litigation firm in Montclair, New Jersey.  We are seeking an associate who is admitted to practice in the state and federal courts of New Jersey and New York, and who ha...