Brechner Project files brief on First Amendment rights of students 12/11/15

The Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project has filed a friend-of-the-court brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Bell v. Itawamba County School Board.

The case involves the First Amendment speech rights of public high school students who post messages to social media sites while off campus, using their own communication devices and during non-school hours, yet who nonetheless are punished on campus by school authorities.


Kentucky newspaper carrier is an independent contractor 11/23/15

By L. Michael Zinser, The Zinser Law Firm

The Daily News of Bowling Green, Ky., has won an independent contractor case. Mike Zinser outlines the arguments that were in the newspaper's favor.