Category Archives: Constitutional Law

Court Blocks Enforcement of Missouri Law Prohibiting Use of Social Media Websites for Teacher-Student Communications

On August 26, 2011, a Missouri state court entered a preliminary injunction prohibiting enforcement of a new Missouri law requiring teachers to refrain from using non-work-related social media websites which allow exclusive access to current and former students. Missouri State … Continue reading

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U.S. Fifth Amendment Privilege Against Self-Incrimination Does not Shield Taxpayer from Obligation to Produce Foreign Bank Records to Grand Jury

A taxpayer under an investigation into his foreign bank accounts cannot rely upon the privilege against self-incrimination of the Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution as a basis for refusing to produce the bank account records to a grand jury. … Continue reading

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