Media and Publications
Clay’s Planned Adult Entertainment Ordinances Successful Elsewhere
“We are not regulating speech, we are regulating the secondary effects of speech,” Times Union Article – April 12, 2014
How can Melbourne silence beggars?
“There are a lot of misconceptions about the First Amendment. One of them is that people can use it as a shield for actions that are societally unacceptable and dangerous. That’s what we’re talking about here.”
Matt Reed Show
“Sidewalks in this Country have been used to disseminate ideas sometimes comfortable…sometimes not comfortable”
Brevard Bar Journal – October 2002
The Origination and Early Development of Free Speech in the United States – A Brief Overview
Florida Today Editorial Advisory Board:
Supreme Court or Supreme Ruler?
I wonder if Alexander Hamilton were alive today whether he would still adhere to his belief as stated in Federalist 78 in the “feebleness” of the judiciary and that the Supreme Court has “neither Force nor Will, but merely judgment; and must ultimately depend upon the aid of the executive arm even for the efficacy of its judgments.
How the Rule of Law Keeps Us Free
Thomas Jefferson famously wrote in an 1802 letter to religious leaders: “I contemplate with sovereign reverence that act of the whole American people which declared that their legislature should ‘make no law respecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting the free exercise thereof,’ thus building a wall of separation between Church and State.”
Salute Vets Who Carried on the “unfinished work“
On D-Day, there were 10,000 allied casualties in a battle that took place more than 3,000 miles from the American soldiers’ homes. Those who survived the landing continued to fight to help free Europe from the crushing grip of the Nazis. The brave young Americans buried at Normandy have consecrated that hallowed ground far beyond our powers to add or detract from that honor. If they had not given their lives on those far away beaches to stem the tide of the Nazis, then our own freedom would have been imperiled.
Journalism of Action
Crusading journalism has a storied legacy throughout the history of our great country.
Giving Back – Community:
Brevard Bar Foundation – Giving Back
“We want more of the county to know of our work so they can partake of donations by submitting requests”