First Amendment Bad Ass

If you don't already know who Carlos Miller is, you should. You are more free because Miller won't let newsgathering and photography die under the wheels of a paranoid nation, shrieking with fear at imaginary terrorists, and hiring policies in police departments that seem to favor people with personality...

First Amendment BAMF The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (“FIRE”) defends individual rights at American Colleges and Universities from the barrage of attacks on free speech and free expression. Every month, FIRE features an institution of higher learning that should be ashamed of itself for enacting a speech...

[caption id="attachment_3834" align="alignright" width="200"] Steve Swander, R.I.S.[/caption] We lower the Satyricon's flag to half mast today in honor of Steve Swander, the Immediate Past President of the First Amendment Lawyers' Association. Mesothelioma took his life at 3:45 AM today. His practice was based in Fort Worth, Texas, where the...

Politics, economic debate, and now hot chicks. And incredible bad asses: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=P7LGatIq70c#!] And even judges with some balls (ok, this was in Nashville) [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=j07CprU3rlk#!]...

By J. DeVoy Imagine if there was an online database of killers, child abusers, bigots, rapists and liars - and they were all women.  Now there is!  Register-Her.com, a project started by Paul Elam, a men's rights activist and contributor to The Spearhead, uses a wiki-style webpage to consolidate locally and...

Representative Steve Cohen, the Legal Satyricon's favorite Congressman (source), provides an editorial in Roll Call on SLAPP litigation and the Dan Snyder case (prev. blogged on here)....

by Charles Platt The text of the poem is circulating freely online, so, here it is: -- THE SNIPER As the tyrant enters his cross hairs the breath he takes is deep His focus is square on the target as he begins to release A patriot for his people he knows this shot will cost his...