Welcome to The John Marshall Law Review

Tag Archive: first amendment

“I’m Sorry, But I Will Not Make Your Wedding Cake…” Discrimination or Religious Objection? New Conflicts in a Changing Society

By Taso Tsiganos on Sunday, August 6th, 2017

In Obergefell v. Hodges, the Supreme Court held that “the right to marry is a fundamental right inherent in the liberty of the person, and under the Due Process and Equal Protection Clauses of the Fourteenth Amendment, couples of the same-sex may not be deprived of that right and that liberty.”[1] The Court required that…

Continue Reading...

Online Bullying May Alter the Future of the First Amendment

By Margaret Lundeen on Sunday, June 25th, 2017

The First Amendment affords great protection to citizens ensuring their right to speak freely. However, there are clear limits on what type of speech the Court is willing to protect. For example, speech that incites imminent violence or is obscene is not protected speech. Doxxing and Swatting are new forms of online harassment. Doxxing is…

Continue Reading...