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Talking Chalk: Talking Chalk: Defacing The First Amendment In The Public Forum, Marie A. Failinger Dec 2012

Talking Chalk: Talking Chalk: Defacing The First Amendment In The Public Forum, Marie A. Failinger

Marie A. Failinger

Over the past few years, protesters have been arrested for chalking messages on public forum sidewalks. This article discusses why such arrests are discriminatory and violate the jurisprudence of, and values behind, the Speech Clause