Freedom of Information- First Amendment

U.S. Supreme Court upholds Virginia FOI law June 2013 (37:6), p.1

Groups warn of litigation in wake of law's enactment July 2012 (36:7), p. 3

1st Circuit protects right to film police in public October 2011 (35:10), p. 1

ACLU challenges Panhandle jail's postcard limits on inmates August 2010 (34:8), p. 2

High Court addresses texts, petitions and publicity August 2010 (34:8), p. 2

Office of Administration not subject to FOIA (Washington D.C.) August 2009 (33:8), p. 2

ACLU gets torture memos but still seeks photos (Washington D.C.) August 2009 (33:8), p. 2

Man sues to keep mural (Clearwater) June 2009 (33:6), p. 2

Post 9/11 opinions out (Washington) May 2009 (33:5), p. 3

School board can ban book (Miami) May 2009 (33:5), p. 1

Man forced to cover T-shirt (New York) March 2009 (33:3), p. 3

Child internet law fight over (Washington) March 2009 (33:3), p. 1

Prop. 8 donors to close records (Sacramento, Calif.) February 2009 (33:2), p. 1

Student sues over retaliation (Pembroke Pines) January 2009 (33:1), p. 3

Judge rules online used-book purchases confidential (Madison, Wis.) February 2008 (32:2), p. 1

Independent paper prevails, but at a price (Tallahassee) December 2007 (31:12), p.2

Commission declines ad dispute (Tallahassee) November 2007 (31:11), p. 2

Official loses objection to oath (Tequesta) October 2007 (31:10), p. 2

Students protest flag ban, threatened with expulsion (Interlachen) September 2007 (31:9), p. 3

Flag mutilation arrests persist, depsite Court's ruling (Tampa) September 2007 (31:9), p. 3

'Bong Hits 4 Jesus' case limits student rights (Washington, D.C.) August 2007 (31:8), p. 3

Veteran loses honorable status after protest (Kansas City, Missouri) August 2007 (31:8), p. 2

Supreme Court limits whistleblower payouts (Washington D.C.) July 2007 (31:7), p. 2

Congressman liable for leaked tape (Washington D.C.) July 2007 (31:7), p. 2

Anti-war bumper sticker gets 3 ousted from speech (Washington D.C.) July 2007 (31:7), p. 2

U.S. ranked low in global survey of press freedoms June 2007 (31:6), The Back Page

Paper avoids election law violations (Tallahassee) May 2007 (31:5), p. 3

Police remove secrecy oaths from internal complaint forms (Fort Myers) May 2007 (31:5), p. 3

Newspaper wins retaliation suit against college (Key West) March 2007 (31:3), p. 2

Trump sues to keep oversized American flag (Palm Beach) March 2007 (31:3), p. 2

CIA redacts portions of column (New York) February 2007 (31:2), p. 2

Police trash urban magazine at anti-gang rally (Fort Pierce) November 2006 (30:11), p. 2

College pulls student newspaper from racks after president objects (St. Augustine) November 2006 (30:11), p. 3

Newsletter publisher removed from bus for taking photographs (Bloomingdale) October 2006 (30:10) p. 2

Flagler Beach eases public comment regulations (Flagler Beach) September 2006 (30:9), p. 1

Candidate barred from city, contacting officials (Alachua) September 2006 (30:9), p. 2

Resident seeks injunction against free newspaper (Longboat Key) September 2006 (30:9), p. 2

Judge upholds $18 million verdict against paper (Pensacola) August 2006 (30:8), p. 2

Police officer claims rights violated by VA (Tampa) August 2006 (30:8), p. 2

High court: No protection for whistleblowers on the job (Washington D.C.) August 2006 (30:8), p. 2

Ex-weapons scientist settles privacy suit for $1.6 million. (Washington D.C.) August 2006 (30:8), p. 1

Government critic arrested during county meeting. (Brevard County) July 2006 (30:7), p. 2

Ormond Beach installs "no-triple-repeat" policy (Ormond Beach) June 2006 (30:6), p. 2

Mayor vetoes commission plan to rebut inaccuracies (Miami-Dade County) May 2006 (30:5), p. 3

Victim's name prompts FIU to seize student newspapers (Miami) May 2006 (30:5), p. 3

Village rejects civility proposals (Wellington) May 2006 (30:5), p. 3

Polk County commissioners vote to end controversial speech zone (Bartow) April 2006 (30:4), p. 3

Web posts remain anonymous (Tampa) March 2006 (30:3), p. 1

ACLU, Polk reach truce in speech zone (Bartow) March 2006 (30:3), p. 3

Island publisher settles lawsuit over 2001 arrest (Key West) January 2006 (30:1), p. 3

Court listens to whistleblower case arguments. (Washington) December 2005 (29:12), p. 2

First Amendment Center Survey: Press falling short. By Paul McMasters, November 2004 (28:11), The Back Page

Citrus department appeals advertising tax decision. (Vero Beach) December 2003 (27:12), p. 3

Florida "gag law" statute questioned. (Key West) December 2003 (27:12), p. 3

Judge rules street vendors can be fined. (Miami) September 2003 (27:9), p. 3

Supreme Court rules in favor of filters. (Washington) August 2003 (27:8), p. 3

Judge orders name taken off Web site. (West Palm Beach) August 2003 (27:8), p. 3

Appeals court dismisses “Choose Life” challenge (Atlanta) April 2003 (27:4), p. 3

Worker fired over license plate sues city (Tampa) April 2003 (27:4), p. 2

Survey: Fear influencing views of First Amendment. January 2003 (27:1), The Back Page

City manager refuses to let firefighters hand out fliers (Ocala) September 2002 (26:9), p. 3

Fortune Teller files suit against city (Clearwater) September 2002 (26:9), p. 2

Library filter law unconstitutional (Philadelphia) July 2002 (26:7), p. 1

Supreme Court sends COPA back to lower court (Washington) June 2002 (26:6), p. 3

Web site offers copyright advice (San Francisco) April 2002 (26:4), p. 5

California “Son-of-Sam” statute struck down (Sacramento) April 2002 (26:4), p. 5

Abortion rights group sues over license tag fees (Miami) April 2002 (26:4), p. 5

Pentagon orders press to withhold photos (Washington) March 2002 (26:3), p. 2

Harry Potter survives parental challenge (New Port Richey) February 2002 (26:2), p. 2

Marion County libraries offer restricted access (Ocala) February 2002 (26:2), p. 2

Court rules on intercepted phone call, July 2001, (25:7), p. 3

Commission won’t pursue book policy, April 2001, (25:4), p. 3

Attorney advises against removing library book, March 2001, (25:3), p. 2

U.S. Supreme Court won’t limit X-rated television, August 2000, (24:8), p. 1

Press restricted access to prisoners, April 2000, (24:4), p. 1

Governor not trying to control tapes says aides, March 2000, (24:3) p. 1

County passes controversial ordinance, December 1999, (23:12), p. 3

Judge strikes down cap on campaign contributions, November 2000, (23:11), p. 3

Judge dismisses suits against student’s paper, September 1999, (23:9), p. 3

Airport lifts four-day ban on magazine (Miami) July 1999 (23:7), p. 2

Reporter loses fight over access to air show (Lakeland) June 1999 (23:6), p. 3

Judge upholds rights of pro-life picketers (Ocala) June 1999 (23:6), p. 3

Court upholds ban against graveyard statues (West Palm Beach) May 1999 (23:5), p. 3

Weather Channel not liable for death (West Palm Beach) May 1999 (23:5), p. 3

Clinton’s testimony banned in classrooms (Tampa) February 1999 (23:2), p. 1

County passes flag burning resolution (Defuniak Springs) January 1999 (23:1), p. 3

Schools limit access to library books (Florida) Dec. 1998 (22:12), p. 3

Miami student suspended, reinstated (Miami) July 1998 (22:7), p. 3

Billboards tout freedom of expression (Miami) July 1998 (22:7), p. 3

USF police may have unlawfully seized student's tape (Tampa) July 1998 (22:7), p. 3

Nine students jailed, not charged, under state hate crimes law (Miami), April 1998 (22:4), p. 3

Jury awards for rights violation (Ft. Myers), February 1998 (22:2), p. 3

Judge allows state to seize profits from Rolling work (Gainesville), February 1998 (22:2), p .1

Superintendent agrees book should stay (Panama City), December 1997 (21:12), p. 5

Diana’s death no excuse to trash First Amendment (analysis by Sandra F. Chance), November 1997 (21:11),
p. 6

Principal reverses ban on Steinbeck novel (Panama City), September 1997 (21:9), p .3

Parents get book taken off reading list (Port St. Lucie), September 1997 (21:9), p. 3

Board keeps book in classes, library (Vero Beach), February 1997 (21:2), p. 2

State courts need reminding about First Amendment (analysis by Robert Rivas), December 1996 (20:12), p. 4

2nd DCA strikes down Lee noise ordinance as unconstitutional (Lakeland), September 1996 (20:9), .3

Escambia school s pull “anti-industry” textbook (Pensacola), July 1996 (20:7), p. 3

Board declines to ban “Goosebumps” series (Panama City), July 1996 (20:7), p. 3

Parents’ complaints about book lead to daughter’s expulsion (Ft. Lauderdale), July 1996 (20:7), p. 3

Panel decides to keep book in school libraries (Ft. Walton Beach), June 1996 (20:6), p. 3

Poet’s autobiography escapes school ban (Daytona Beach), March 1996 (20:3), p. 3

Federal district court strikes academic credential statute (Ft. Lauderdale), January 1996 (20:1), p. 3

High curt lets buffer zone stand, December 1995 (19:12), p. 1

Evangelists allowed to pass out material (Ft. Lauderdale), July 1995 (19:7), p. 2

Despite controversy, Tex stays on class lists (Daytona Beach), May 1995 (19:5), p. 3

Lobbyists’ disclosures constitutional; law enhances political process, May 1995 (19:5), p. 3

CNN admits error in airing Noriega tapes (Miami), January 1995 (19:1), p. 1

Tax cap backers claim First Amendment, December 1994 (18:12), p. 3

CNN in contempt for airing Noriega tapes (Miami), December 1994 (18:12), p. 1

Court strikes town noise ordinance (West Palm Beach), October 1994 (18:10), p. 4

First Amendment protects gun shows (Tampa), October 1994 (18:10), p. 4

Court OKs no-protest zone for abortion clinics, September 1994 (18:9), p. 3

High court to rule on buffer zone, June 1994 (18:6), p. 1

CNN faces contempt charge for airing tapes, May 1994 (18:5) p. 1

High Court to review abortion buffer zone, March 1994 (18:3), p. 1

Supreme Court upholds hate crime law, March 1994 (18:4), p. 1

Take Back Tampa appeals petition ruling, February 1994 (18:2), p. 2

Committee to review controversial book (Haines City), December 1993 (17:11), p. 4

Judge gives criminals two choices: jail sentence or publicity (Pensacola), December 1993 (17:11), p. 4

Abortion foes vow to continue legal fight, December 1993 (17:11), p. 1

Photographer arrested for crime scene coverage (Gainesville), November 1993 (17:10), p. 3

Church, city clash over permit for anti-abortion display (Tavares), October 1993 (17:9), p. 3

Native Americans convicted for protest (Bradenton), October 1993 (17:9), p. 2

ACLU set to defend roadside solicitors (Pensacola), October 1993 (17:9), P. 2

Court cites judge for editorial letter, August-September 1993 (17:8), p. 3

Bumper –sticker law faces judicial challenge (New Port Richey), August-September 1993 (17:8), p. 3

Lobbyists target new disclosure statute, August-September 1993 (17:8), p. 1

Judge imposes tough restrictions on clinic protesters (Melbourne), May 1995 (17:5), p. 4

Court denies water use case consolidation (Daytona beach), May 1993 (17:5), p. 3

U.S. Supreme Court to consider hate crime laws again, January 1993 (17:1), p. 4

The crimes law struck down in a third circuit (Clearwater), December 1992 (16:12), p. 1

Hate crime law struck down a second time (Tampa), September 1992 (16:9), p. 3

Circuit court rules risque store sign legal (North Palm Beach), July 1992 (16:7), p. 3

Miami takes new tack in attempt to displace Cuban art museum, July 1992 (16:7), p. 3

Florida law safe after ruling, official says, July 1992 (16:7), p. 1

Teen suspended over anti-integration book (West Palm Beach), June 1992 (16:6), p. 3

City of Miami withdraws appeal; pays fees, April 1992 (16:4), p. 2

Appeals court reinstates criminal charge against reporter, November 1991 (15:10), p. 3

CNN case may signal shift in judicial view of First Amendment (analysis by Sigman L. Splichal), August-September 1991 (15:8), p. 6

Appellate court upholds award against Broward sheriff, August-September 1991 (15:8), p. 4

Judge: Museum’s eviction violates First Amendment (Miami), July 1991 (15:7), p. 4

City ordinance licenses, restricts barkers (Key West), July 1991 (15:7), p. 3

Museum challenges non-renewal of lease (Miami), May 1991 (15:5), p. 3

Media urged to observe bicentennial, March 1991 (15:3), p. 1

Students suspended for publication (Land O’Lakes), January 1991 (15:1), p. 3

Judge places temporary restraint on protest sign (Miami), January 1991 (15:1), p. 3

Florida called ‘hotbed’ for SLAPPs, January 1991 (15:1), p. 1
Brennan: Voice of the future, ‘civilizing change’ (analysis by Fletcher N. Baldwin), October 1990 (14:8), p. 6

Editorial disclosure bill appears doomed, May 1990 (14:4), p. 3

Book dealers, Playboy fight antiporn organization (Miami), December 1989-January 1990 (13:11), p. 5

Bill seeks rock warning labels, ban of sales to minors, December 1989-January 1990 (13:11), p. 5

St. Cloud to change crosses on water tower, October 1989 (13:9), p. 4

Reporter fired for pro-abortion activity (Vero Beach), August-September 1989 (13:8), p. 3

Star ruling a First Amendment smorgasbord (analysis by George Rahdert), July 1989 (13:7), p. 4

Legislature rejects condo ban on U.S. flags, May 1989 (13:5), p. 3

Singers banned because of Cuban shows, March 1989 (13:30, p. 5

Schools ban pre-game prayers (Fort Pierce), May 1989 (13:5), p. 3

Witness disclosure law unconstitutional, March 1989 (13:3), p. 5

Hispanic groups fear discrimination (Miami), February 1989 (13:2), p. 4

Klan holds parade on King’s birthday (Mount Dora), February 1989 (13:2), p. 4

When judicial power, First Amendment collide (analysis by Sig Splichal), November-December 1988 (12:9, p. 4

Judge lifts injunction against billboard, November-December 1988 (12:9), p. 3

Klan not invited to Lions Club parade (Mount Dora), November-December 1988 (12:9), p. 3

County repeals ‘Temptation’ ban (Pensacola), November-December 1988 (12:9), p. 3

Cable company turns down KKK program (Altamonte Springs), July-August 1988 (12:6)l, p. 4
Reporter drops complaint against judge, July-August 1988 (12:6), p. 4

Reporter charged after jail visit, July-August 1988 (12:6), p. 4

Judge relaxes constraints on media access to voters (Miami), April 1988 (12:3), p. 1

Commentators cut off the air, March 1988 (12:2), p. 2

Former reporter may not write about grand jury testimony (Tampa), March 1988 (12:2), p. 2

Press freedom healthy, but challenges remain, January-February 1988 (12;1), p. 3

Judge issues gag rule, then rescinds order (St. Petersburg), January-February 1988 (12:1), p. 3

Judge says misleading quote almost used as evidence in Billie trial (Naples), December 1987 (11;10), p. 2

Jacksonville paper to ask U.S. Supreme Court to void the state rape-victim name-ban statute, July 1987 (11:6), p. 3

Bill to outlaw obscene bumper stickers dies in Legislative committees at end of session, June 1987 (11:5), p. 3

Bill would outlaw *!?@&!X! obscene bumper stickers in Florida, May 1987 (11:4), p. 3

The difference between selling cotton and the daily news (analysis by Thomas R. Julin), April 1987 (11:3), p. 4

Court says author’s book notes are protected from subpoena, March 1987 (11:2), p. 2

Stuart newspaper photographer wins First Amendment victory, March 1987 (11:2), p. 2

Publication of meeting tapes leads to resignation, investigation, March 1987 (11:2), p. 2

Florida Star case highlights need for First Amendment Foundation (analysis by Pete Weitzel), January-February 1987 (11:1), p.4

Charlotte County litter law bans ‘shopper’ newspapers, flyers, ads, January-February 1987 (11:1), p. 3

Parents sue Columbia school board over banning of humanities text, December 1986 (10:10), p. 3

ACLU files suit to halt schools’ lie-detector tests in Polk County, August-September 1986 (10:7), p. 2

State Supreme Court upholds ban on nudity at public beaches, July 1986 (10:6), p. 3

Polk County School Board votes to give students polygraph option, June 1986 (10:5), p. 2

Polk County sheriff bars employees from talking to Ledger reporters, June 1986 (10:5), p. 2

First Amendment ‘Hotline’ moves (analysis by Sanford Bohrer), March 1986 (10:2), p. 4

ACLU president protests judge’s church ‘sentences’, March 1986 (10:2), p. 3

News groups protest NASA’s seizure of film after disaster, January- February 1986 (10:1), p. 3