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Civil Rights: First Amendment-FLSA-Retaliation

Where appellant, a former canine officer, argued that a state prosecutor retaliated against him for seeking unpaid overtime compensation, there was no meaningful argument on his First Amendment claim, so the claim is waived, and the district court did not ...

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Civil Rights: First Amendment-Unlawful Retaliation-State Claims

Where a fired police officer brought civil rights claims against the city and police chief alleging unlawful retaliation for exercise of his First Amendment rights, the district court properly granted the motion dismissing the First Amendment retaliation claim because the ...

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How group led to ‘free speech booth’ at St. Louis airport

Tucked near a rarely used escalator in Terminal 1 at St. Louis Lambert International Airport is a blue sign that hangs over a nondescript stand announcing in all caps the spot’s purpose: FREE SPEECH BOOTH. Underneath the sign on a ...

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How group led to ‘free speech booth’ at St. Louis airport

Tucked near a rarely used escalator in Terminal 1 at St. Louis Lambert International Airport is a blue sign that hangs over a nondescript stand announcing in all caps the spot’s purpose: FREE SPEECH BOOTH. Underneath the sign on a ...

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Elections: Election Donations-Blackout Period-First Amendment

Where appellant, who wished to donate to candidates running for state office in Arkansas, claimed that a blackout period prohibiting donations until two years before election day violated her First Amendment rights, the appellant demonstrated standing to bring the action, ...

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Criminal Law: Possession of Child Obscenity-Unconstitutionally Overbroad and Vague-First Amendment

Defendant was convicted of possession of child obscenity after police discovered in defendant’s home drawings appearing to depict minors engaging in sexual acts with adults who appeared to be their parents. On appeal, defendant challenged his conviction, arguing that the ...

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