First Amendment

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Kim Glovas
November 17, 2018 - 4:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — President Donald Trump makes headlines every time he insults a member of the media. While he continues his attacks on the media, a local historian and academic says the relationship between the presidency and the Fourth Estate has always been a testy one. The latest...
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Sketch of Judge Timothy J. Kelly
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November 15, 2018 - 11:11 am
UPDATED: 2:15 p.m. By Brian Stelter, CNN Business (CNN) -- Lawyers for CNN and the Trump administration are awaiting an initial ruling on the network's federal lawsuit over press access to the White House. And they're going to have to wait a little while longer. Judge Timothy J. Kelly heard nearly...
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A New Jersey high school student's lawsuit is reigniting debate over whether an anti-bullying law restricts free speech.
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November 09, 2018 - 5:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A New Jersey high school student's lawsuit is reigniting debate over whether an anti-bullying law restricts free speech. School districts across the country have implemented anti-bullying laws to prevent the kind of...
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Pat Loeb
September 25, 2018 - 12:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The city of Philadelphia has filed its appeal of a federal court ruling that tossed out a law aimed at wage equity. The law would prohibit employers from asking about a job applicant's salary history. The law passed two years ago but never took effect because the...
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September 24, 2018 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions​ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) --Here's a reminder of the right to be forgotten. The woman who won the title of 2018 Maine Lobster Festival Sea Goddess was forced to give back her crown when pictures that she’d posted on Facebook of herself with a joint...
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The Newseum pulled the shirts and issued an apology one day after criticism erupted from both the public and journalists for selling a shirt with a catchphrase used by President Trump to disparage the media.
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August 04, 2018 - 3:55 pm
By Jackie Wattles (CNN Money) -- The Newseum in Washington DC, a monument to journalism and the First Amendment, has removed from its gift shop shirts emblazoned with the phrase "Fake News," saying stocking the items was a "mistake." The museum pulled the shirts and issued an apology on Saturday...
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Brett Kavanaugh
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Ian Bush
July 10, 2018 - 8:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If he's confirmed as the next Supreme Court justice, how might Brett Kavanaugh rule when it comes to critical technology issues? Kavanaugh sits on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, where he previously weighed in on net neutrality before its repeal. "He filed a...
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Donald Trump
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June 06, 2018 - 11:24 am
By Hadas Gold (CNN Money) -- President Donald Trump has unblocked the seven plaintiffs who sued him and members of his administration for blocking them on Twitter, but the president plans to appeal last month's ruling by a federal judge who said that Trump is in violation of the Constitution when...
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Lawyers for President Donald Trump and Summer Zervos, a former “Apprentice” contestant who sued the president for saying her sexual misconduct claims were lies, are scheduled to be in court Tuesday, June 5.
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June 05, 2018 - 6:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump is asking an appeals court to restore his power to block critics on Twitter. Government lawyers representing Trump and White House Social Media Director Dan Scavino filed paperwork Monday to appeal a federal judge's ruling last month that said blocking people...
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From left: The San Francisco 49ers' Eli Harold (58), Colin Kaepernick (7) and Eric Reid (35) kneel during the national anthem before their a game against the Dallas Cowboys on Oct. 2, 2016.
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Cherri Gregg
May 23, 2018 - 5:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — NFL players — like all Americans — have First and 14th amendment rights that prevent the government from retaliating against them for their symbolic conduct. But the NFL isn't the government. Commissioner Roger Goodell announced a rule change within the NFL in which...
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