Tag: Civil Rights

The Chilling Effect

David Todd McCarty- August 1, 2020

The Supreme Court has ruled that authorities need not directly prohibit specific speech in order to have a chilling effect on the freedom of expression ... Read More

The Iniquity At Play In The Promise Of Party Unity

David Todd McCarty- July 29, 2020

Upstarts, dissidents and revolutionaries have always been told to be patient, that we all have to work together, that it’s not yet our turn. But ... Read More

“Defendant Shall Not Attend Protests”: In Portland, Getting Out of Jail Requires Relinquishing Constitutional Rights

ProPublica- July 29, 2020

A dozen protesters facing federal charges are barred from going to “public gatherings” as a condition of release from jail — a tactic one expert ... Read More