“First Amendment right to play ventriloquist”

September 24, 2012

  • 92 Constitutional Law
  • 92XVIII Freedom of Speech, Expression, and Press
  • 92XVIII(A) In General
  • 92XVIII(A)3 Particular Issues and Applications in General
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92 Constitutional LawSimply because the government opens its mouth to speak does not give every outside individual or group a First Amendment right to play ventriloquist.
Griffin v. Sec’y of Veterans Affairs, 288 F.3d 1309 (Fed. Cir. 2002)
Suggested by Ben Frisch, Senior Attorney Editor, Thomson Reuters