Eleventh Circuit opinion concluding that signs placed by a Georgia Sheriff's Office in the yard of individuals required to register as "sex offenders" warning against trick-or-treating are compelled government speech, and that their placement violates a homeowner's First Amendment rights.
Federal trial court opinion granting a motion for summary judgment, finding that the placement of Halloween signs on plaintiffs' property did not violate various constitutional rights.
Louisiana Supreme Court opinion declaring unconstitutional under the 1st Amendment a provision of Louisiana law requiring those with past sex offense convictions to carry an identification card branded with the words "sex offender."
Federal District Court for the District of Kansas rejecting defendant's pre-trial argument that federal SORNA constitutes compelled speech in the context of a failure to register indictment.
Federal district court granting application for temporary restraining order, enjoining local authorities from enforcing ordinance that would have forced those required to register to place a sign on the exterior of their homes on Halloween that there was no candy at the residence.