Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Mount Pleasant citizen moves to dismiss village attorney's lawsuit seeking emotional distress damages arising from social media posts about village politics.
“Because neither the First Amendment nor Wisconsin law allows thin-skinned officials to muzzle their critics with lawsuits, this case should be dismissed with prejudice,” the motion states.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Robin Vos extends Gableman election investigation after pressure from Donald Trump.
The Vetting Room: Info on John Lee, nominee for Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
Politico: U.S. Supreme Court hears case of high-school football coach suspended for on-field prayers.
(U.S.Supreme Court Justice Sonia) Sotomayor took it a step further to make a point about when a school district may have the authority to step in.
“Why can’t the school fire a coach who decides to put a Nazi swastika on their arm and go to the middle of the field to pray? If someone comes up and says that’s part of my religion, could the school say no to them?” she asked, prompting several justices to pile on, adding more hypotheticals during the arguments, which extended for almost 50 minutes beyond the allotted one hour.
Daily Beast: Judge orders Donald Trump to pay fine of $10,000 per day until he hands documents over to the New York attorney general.
Reuters: Sonny & Cher & copyright law.
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