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By Associated Press
Where is the line between art, and advertising? The unresolved question is testing the direct democracy of a small New England town, where a painting of pastries has led to zoning dispute, a First Amendment lawsuit and a local vote.
By Kathy McCormack, Robert F. Bukaty, Associated Press
The maker of Jack Daniel's whiskey has a bone to pick with the marketer of dog chew toys. The distiller of the iconic American liquor wants to muzzle VIP Products over a squeaky dog toy called Bad Spaniels. The case…
By John Yang, Saher Khan
A Virginia jury Wednesday ordered Amber Heard to pay her ex-husband Johnny Depp $15 million in damages in a defamation case. Depp was also ordered to pay Heard $2 million in damages. Depp sued his ex-wife for defamation in 2019…
The Justice Department said Saturday that it no longer will secretly obtain reporters’ records during leak investigations, a policy shift that abandons a practice decried by news organizations and press freedom groups.
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
The National Constitution Center, which sits in an area of the city billed as America's most historic square mile, will erect the tablet in an atrium overlooking Independence Hall, the UNESCO World Heritage Site where both the Declaration of Independence…
Lead House Impeachment Manager Jamie Raskin argued in the Senate trial that there is a First Amendment defense against the impeachment charge is "absurd."…
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
Social media companies decided this past week they had finally seen enough from President Donald Trump. Twitter ended a nearly 12-year run and shuttered his account, severing an instant line of communication to his 89 million followers.
By Larry Neumeister, Associated Press
The federal appeals court said the First Amendment calls for more speech, rather than less, on matters of public concern.
By Marcia Coyle
Three cases are likely front-page news because of their potential as landmark decisions.
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