• On 1st Amendment free speech protests against Presidents: Wood v. Moss

    Questions in this case and 5-cent rundown: Did two Secret Service agents – Tim Wood and Rob Savage — violate Michael Moss’ 1st Amendment rights when they forcibly moved him and a group of anti-George W. Bush protesters, but not a group of pro-Bush demonstrators, away from a restaurant where the president was dining? Second,… Continue Reading

  • Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc.

    5-Cent Explanation: The issue in the case is whether a for-profit business can claim free exercise of religion as an exemption to a law mandating employers provide their employees with contraception coverage. 10-Cent Explanation: Signed into law in 2010, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act contains a provision mandating any business employing 50 or… Continue Reading