Plaintiffs’ First Amendment rights were not violated when a transit authority revoked their access to certain restricted property even though the revocation was made in retaliation to activities protected under the First Amendment. Background Plaintiff David McClure is the ...Read More »
Although neither the U.S. Supreme Court nor any Circuit has addressed whether a governmental social media page constitutes a public forum, the court found aspects of the Loudon County Board Chair’s Facebook page bear the hallmarks of a public forum. ...Read More »
In rejecting the commonwealth’s challenge to a decision that a state law, which allows incumbent members of the General Assembly to dictate the method their party shall use in selecting the nominee for the office that incumbent holds, violates the ...Read More »
The district court correctly granted the motion for judgment on the pleadings filed by Montgomery County, Maryland, and the planning commission because the commercial developer had no constitutional property interest to develop its land. Background Pulte is a residential real ...Read More »
Constitutional – First Amendment – Labor & Employment – Social Media Policy – Black History Month Post – Schools & School Boards
The defendant-school board forecasted evidence that it fired plaintiff because, after being counseled not to do so, plaintiff continued to post material on social media that defendant found inappropriate. However, plaintiff forecasted evidence (he was terminated soon after his Black ...Read More »
After credit cards were fraudulently opened in their names, a class of optometrists alleged an injury in fact traceable to their professional organization. Background In July 2016, optometrists across the nation noticed that Chase Amazon Visa credit card accounts had ...
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Constitutional – Due Process – Civil Practice – Preliminary Injunction – Administrative – Municipal Permit
The plaintiff-towing company’s permit to operate in the defendant-city was suspended for improper temporary staging in lots where owners could not retrieve their vehicles, refusing “drop payments” from owners as their vehicles were being towed, and violation of the two-mile ...
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