But First, Let Me Take a Selfie…

But First, Let Me Take a Selfie: Milwaukee Attorney Snaps Selfie with Client After Jury Verdict Comes Back Not Guilty, Raising Concerns about Professionalism within this Generation and Whether the Government Can Regulate When One Can Take a Selfie Shannon Clancy* On September 18, 2015, Brandon Burnside, a Milwaukee citizen convicted of first-degree intentional homicide,Continue reading “But First, Let Me Take a Selfie…”

First Amendment Challenges Threaten Funding Schemes For Public Sector Unions Could Shape The Upcoming National Election

First Amendment Challenges Threaten Funding Schemes For Public Sector Unions Could  Shape The Upcoming National Election Christian Piatt* As politics returns to center stage with each party trying to find its next presidential candidate, the issue of public sector unions is coming before the Supreme Court.  Recently, the Supreme Court heard Harris where a smallContinue reading “First Amendment Challenges Threaten Funding Schemes For Public Sector Unions Could Shape The Upcoming National Election”

A Rap Song Posted To Social Media By A Student Is Unprotected By The First Amendment

First Amendment Protection—Out Of School Speech—The United States Court of Appeals For The Fifth Circuit Holds That A Rap Song Posted To Social Media By A Student Is Unprotected. —Bell v. Itawamba County School Board, No. 12-60264, 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 14630 (5th Cir. Aug. 20, 2015). Rachel Melchor* The First Amendment states that, “CongressContinue reading “A Rap Song Posted To Social Media By A Student Is Unprotected By The First Amendment”