US Judge Slaps Virginia Clerks With $2 Million Fee Award in First Amendment Case

A federal judge in Virginia awarded $2 million in attorney fees against two Virginia court clerks on Wednesday in a First Amendment case brought by Courthouse News. The fee award was the result of a ruling that said reporters are entitled under the Constitution to see new filings on the day they are filed where practicable.

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Journalist Blinded in One Eye During Protest Sues Minneapolis Police Chief

A journalist who was left permanently blind in one eye after she was hit with a projectile during recent protests in Minneapolis claims in a lawsuit filed Wednesday that the city and law enforcement officials used excessive force and violated her First Amendment rights.

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Hand Gesture

A college soccer player who lost her athletic scholarship after showing her middle finger to a camera that was broadcasting her game on ESPNU cannot pursue her First Amendment, Title IX and other claims against the University of Connecticut Board of Trustees, a federal court in the state ruled.  

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