Tag Archives: freedom of speech

July 5, 2013 4th Circuit published opinions

Union Carbide Corporation v Richards  Richards was awarded black lung survivor benefits under Section 1556 of the Affordable Care Act. The panel affirmed.  It held that 1556 created a new claim not merely a new theory of liability in that … Continue reading

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July 3, 2013 4th Circuit published opinions

Greater Baltimore Center for Pregnancy Concerns, Incorporated v Mayor and City Council of Baltimore Center sued Baltimore alleging an ordinance requiring certain disclosures be posted in limited service pregnancy centers violated its First Amendment rights. Without allowing Baltimore time for … Continue reading

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January 22, 2013 4th Circuit published opinion

Brown v Town of Cary Brown put “Screwed by the Town of Cary” on the front of his house in orange florescent paint. Cary issued zoning complaints alleging the words were too big and the color was barred. Brown brought … Continue reading

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