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Tag:First Amendment

10th Circuit Revives Prisoners’ Religious Rights Cases

The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals recently allowed two cases alleging violations of prisoners’ religious rights to proceed.

Web Designer Loses First Amendment Challenge Over Same-Sex Wedding Sites

A Denver-area web designer lost her challenge to Colorado’s anti-discrimination law earlier this week when the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals concluded she could be forced to provide services for same-sex weddings or couples despite her religious objections.

Supreme Court Invokes First Amendment on California Charity Tax Filing Law

Tax-exempt nonprofit organizations gained protection against compelled disclosure of donor information when the Supreme Court ruled July 1 that a California law violated the First Amendment.

Court Opinions: Colorado Court of Appeals Opinions for July 22

The Court of Appeals on July 22 ruled in People v. Counterman, People v. Barajas, People in Interest of N.D.O. and others.

Court Opinions: Colorado Court of Appeals Opinions for July 8

The Colorado Court of Appeals on July 8 ruled in People v. Valera-Castillo, People v. Landis, People in Interest of K.S.E. and others.

U.S. Justices End Florist Fight to Discriminate Against Gay Couple on Religious Grounds

The Supreme Court, on a July 2 divided vote, passed on deciding whether a private business can discriminate against LGBTQ customers.

Supreme Court Warns Public Schools Against Efforts to Regulate Student Speech Away From Campus

The Supreme Court ruled in late June that public schools have little authority to regulate teenagers’ off campus social media posts.

The History Behind Colorado’s ‘Limited Loading Buffer Zone’

While Colorado's law drew criticism from protestors, it stood up to the First Amendment claim leveled in Hill v. Thomas in 1999.