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Federal Court Vindicates Virginia Man’s First Amendment Right To Criticize Officials On Their FB Pages

Federal Court Vindicates Virginia Man’s First Amendment Right To Criticize Officials On Their FB Pages

A federal judge in Virginia's Eastern district court has ruled that a Loudon County elected official censored a citizen by blocking them on Facebook in a First Amendment protected public forum. Brian Davison is trying to keep the Loudoun County School Board accountable but has faced a ...
Miami-Dade Prosecutor Loses Landmark Right To Record Case In Federal Court

Miami-Dade Prosecutor Loses Landmark Right To Record Case In Federal Court

A Florida man won the right to surreptitiously record police officers while making internal affairs complaints without the threat of prosecution when he defeated the Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office (SAO) in a federal appeals court ruling. Prosecutors tried to censor the citizen, wh ...
Florida Man Fights Extensive Public Records Request Abuse

Florida Man Fights Extensive Public Records Request Abuse

The City of Homestead has a torrid reputation and a pattern of willfully refusing to comply with the public records law. Homestead is a little town at the southern end of Miami-Dade County, rarely receiving the scrutiny it deserves as a cesspool of public corruption and maleficence. I ...
Good Cop who didn’t Shoot Suicidal Man with Unloaded Gun Sues West Virginia City for Firing him Over it

Good Cop who didn’t Shoot Suicidal Man with Unloaded Gun Sues West Virginia City for Firing him Over it

A good cop who decided to negotiate with a suicidal man with an unloaded gun instead of killing him filed a lawsuit against the West Virginia city that fired him over it. The Weirton police officers who did shoot and kill the suicidal man kept their jobs. According to the suit, off ...