Search Results : Westboro

Aug 182010
 August 18, 2010  Posted by  Court

You may despise their message, but the First Amendment continues to trump people’s wishes to be free of hateful speech near a funeral. Joe Harris reports: A federal judge has ruled that a Missouri law restricting protests at or near military funerals is unconstitutional. The state enacted the law in [Read More…]

Sep 252009
 September 25, 2009  Posted by  Court

Annie Youderian reports: Signs declaring “Thank God for dead soldiers” and “Fag troops” at the funeral of a Marine killed in Iraq may have been “distasteful and vulgar,” but they are nonetheless protected by the First Amendment, the 4th Circuit ruled Thursday, overturning a $5 million verdict against the Westboro [Read More…]

Nov 282017
 November 28, 2017  Posted by  Breaches, Court, Non-U.S.

Joe Lofaro reports: An Ottawa lawyer says his client has set a precedent in Ontario by successfully arguing in court her privacy was violated after footage of her jogging in public was used for commercial purposes. Condo developer Colonnade BridgePort had contracted media production company Waterbridge Creative Media Inc. to film the Westboro neighbourhood in [Read More…]