Short Circuit 228 | No Portable Signs

A town made it illegal to hold a sign. Anywhere. Really, just holding a sign is illegal. Sound like a First Amendment violation? That’s what we thought. And that’s what David Markese of the American Liberties Institute thought too. David joins us to discuss a recent Eleventh Circuit ruling in favor of his client after they took the town of Fort Myers Beach to court. Then it’s off to Texas to settle the great question, how the heck do you pronounce amicus curiae? After settling that once and for all IJ’s Dan Rankin explains that Tyson Foods can’t move a COVID-19 case to federal court just because it might have feared it was under arrest.

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Glenn v. Tyson Foods, Inc.

LaCroix v. Town of Fort Myers Beach

Background on Universal/Nationwide Injunctions

David Markese

Dan Rankin

Anthony Sanders

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