Eighth Circuit to Hear First Amendment Petition Rights Case Friday

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April 18, 2019   •  By IFS Staff   •  , , ,

This Friday morning, Institute for Free Speech Legal Director Allen Dickerson will argue before all eleven judges of the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals ...

Volunteers May Not Need to Register as Lobbyists, Eighth Circuit to Review

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January 29, 2019   •  By IFS Staff   •  , , ,

Alexandria, VA – The Institute for Free Speech applauds the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals’ significant and unusual decision to rehear Calzone v. Missouri Ethics ...

Volunteers Are Lobbyists, Rules Eighth Circuit

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November 28, 2018   •  By IFS Staff   •  , , ,

Alexandria, VA – Today, an Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals panel ruled, 2-1, that unpaid citizen activists can be forced to comply with the same ...

Calzone v. Missouri Ethics Commission

August 31, 2015   •  By IFS staff   •  , ,

Can a state government fine you simply for talking to state legislators? That is the question at the center of Calzone v. Missouri Ethics ...

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