By Wilson Huhn, Professor of Law* Introduction The “Me Too” movement has in the span of less than one year upended male prerogatives that our civilization has suffered to exist for thousands of years. This follows on the heels of the revolution in gay rights that between 2003 and 2015 […]
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By Amy Kerlin, Staff Writer Are rap lyrics protected by the First Amendment? Can limitations be placed on artistic expressions? On Tuesday, November 28, 2017, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court heard oral arguments regarding the extent of free speech protection of lyrics in a rap song. In 2014, two Pittsburgh area […]
How a Seventy-Year-Old Trademark Registration Precedent was Deemed Unconstitutional By Anthony Bianco, Staff Writer The First Amendment of the Constitution of the United States guarantees several freedoms to the people and provides protection from government action in certain areas. Perhaps most importantly, the First Amendment guarantees the freedom of expression […]