Freedom of Speech: Crash Course Government and Politics 25
Today, FINALLY, Craig is going to talk about Free Speech! Now, free speech is so important because it not only allows you to critique the government, but it also protects you from the government. But ...
Lawsuit: Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer led illegal purge of male workers
A prominent local media executive fired from Yahoo last year has filed a lawsuit alleging the firm’s CEO Marissa Mayer led a campaign to purge male employees and replace them with women.
Terry v. Adams
Terry v. Adams 345 U.S. 461 (1953), was a United States Supreme Court decision that held white-only pre-primary elections to be unconstitutional. It was the last in a series of court cases addressing ...
Lawsuit: Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer led illegal purge of male workers
A prominent local media executive fired from Yahoo last year has filed a lawsuit alleging the firm’s CEO Marissa Mayer led a campaign to purge male employees and replace them with women.
Ashcroft v. Iqbal
Ashcroft v. Iqbal, 556 U.S. 662 (2009), was a United States Supreme Court case in which the Court held that top government officials were not liable for the actions of their subordinates absent eviden...
Ashcroft v. Iqbal - Wikipedia
Robbins v. Lower Merion School District
Robbins v. Lower Merion School District is a federal class action lawsuit, brought in February 2010 on behalf of students of two high schools in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania suburbs. In October 201...
Robbins v. Lower Merion School District - Wikipedia
John Doe VII v. Exxon Mobil Corp
John Doe VII v. Exxon Mobil Corp (09-7125) is a lawsuit filed in the United States by 15 Indonesian villagers against Exxon Mobil Corporation from the oil-rich province of Aceh, Indonesia. The case ha...
Plata v. Schwarzenegger
Plata v. Schwarzenegger, docket no. 3:01-cv-01351-TEH (N.D. Cal.), is a federal class action civil rights lawsuit alleging that the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation's (CDCR) med...
Inyo County v. Paiute-Shoshone Indians of the Bishop Community
Inyo County v. Paiute-Shoshone Indians of the Bishop Community, 538 U.S. 701 (2003), was a United States Supreme Court case.
The Bishop Paiute Tribe of California owns and operates the Paiute Pala...
False statements of fact
In United States constitutional law, false statements of fact are an exception from protection of free speech under the First Amendment. In United States law, a false statement of fact will not be exe...
Giles v. Harris
Giles v. Harris, 189 U.S. 475 (1903), was an early 20th-century United States Supreme Court case in which the Court upheld a state constitution's requirements for voter registration and qualifications...
Humphrey v. Bardwell
In October 2009, Keith Bardwell, a Robert, Louisiana, Justice of the Peace, refused to officiate the civil wedding of an interracial couple because of his personal views; current state and federal law...
Lee v. Washington
Lee v. Washington, 390 U.S. 333 (1968), is a United States Supreme Court decision that upheld an appeals court decision to forbid segregation of public prisons.
The state of Alabama segregated it...
Hartman v. Moore
Hartman v. Moore, 547 U.S. 250 (2006), is a decision by the Supreme Court of the United States involving the pleading standard for retaliatory prosecution claims against government officials. Followin...
Connick v. Thompson
Connick v. Thompson, 563 U.S. ___ (2011), is a United States Supreme Court case in which the Court considered whether a prosecutor's office can be held liable for a single Brady violation by one of it...