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Quimbee: Brandenburg v. Ohio

Convicted Klansman gets reversal on 'revengeance' speech (Brandenburg v. Ohio)

July 20, 2018

Ku Klux Klansman Clarence Brandenburg was charged with violating an Ohio state law that made it a crime to advocate “crime, sabotage, violence, or unlawful methods of terrorism as a means of accomplishing industrial or political reform.” Brandenburg was convicted, and he appealed on the ground that the state law violated the First Amendment.

Quimbee Cohen v California

F*ck, your rights to free speech (Cohen v. California)

January 19, 2018

Paul Robert Cohen showed up in the Los Angeles County Courthouse wearing a jacket emblazoned with the words: “Fuck the Draft.” Women and children were present in the courthouse, and the words were clearly visible on Cohen’s jacket.

New Voices

ABA unanimously supports 'New Voices' legislation

November 02, 2017

At its annual meeting in August, the ABA House of Delegates adopted Resolution 119B, which urges legislative bodies and school districts to enact statutes and adopt policies that “rigorously protect the ability of student journalists” to cover meaningful social and political issues without fear of retaliation. According to its

Abrams v. United States

'Clear and present danger' presents itself in Abrams v. United States

April 28, 2017

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Adderley v Florida

SCOTUS set limits on protest activity in Adderley v. Florida

April 14, 2017

This is the latest in a series of Quimbee.com case brief videos. Have you signed up for your Quimbee membership? The American Bar Association offers three months of online Quimbee study aids for law student members. And if you go Premium, you'll receive Quimbee's Outline on Legal Ethics as part of

Pokemon Go

The Pokeball's in our court: Here come the Pokemon Go lawsuits

September 08, 2016

Outside of D.C., there are few attorneys who understand cyberspace law and internet law and how it affects the legal system, as our laws are just now presenting problems in terms of addressing how to prosecute and defend cybercrimes. I saw my chance to break into this field at the