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Supreme Court in Town of Greece v. Galloway Approves Overtly Sectarian Prayer Chosen by Local Majority for Public Town Meetings

The Supreme Court disappoints with its decision in Town of Greece v. Galloway.  The case concerned the constitutionality under the First Amendment’s Establishment Clause of government-sponsored prayer at public town meetings, where over a period of nine years the town engaged in a practice of monthly prayer that can only be characterized as overtly sectarian.  […]

Auernheimer Case Leaves Unsettled Key Issues of Internet Freedom

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit (federal appellate court for New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware) in April 2014 decided to duck, that is, not decide, whether the U.S. Department of Justice had overstepped its bounds in prosecuting 28-year-old Andrew “weev” Auernheimer for violating the federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”). Instead, […]

Irish Elk, Anyone?

We are approaching the ten-year anniversary of the events that set into motion the “modern day Scopes monkey trial,” the 2005 landmark intelligent design case of Kitzmiller v. Dover Area School District. On June 7, 2004, a parent by the name of Barrie Callahan had the temerity to ask why the school board had not […]

Auernheimer Case Will Define Extent of Internet Freedom

“He had to do all kinds of things I don’t even understand.” That was a quote from the government’s attorney on March 19, 2014, at the Third Circuit oral argument in U.S. v. Auernheimer. He was referring to the alleged criminal activity of the defendant, 28-year-old Andrew “weev” Auernheimer, who is now serving time in […]

New Law Firm Experiences Strong Growth; Doubles Size in Just Three Months

The trial and litigation boutique law firm known as Steve Harvey Law LLC is celebrating its three-month anniversary by announcing the hiring of David V. Dzara as Counsel.  David is a terrific trial lawyer/litigator who formerly worked in the commercial litigation group at Pepper Hamilton.  Please join me in welcoming David to the Steve Harvey […]

More Inspiration from 11-Year-Old Sarah Murnaghan

Former client Sarah Murnaghan continues to inspire not just children and adults fighting disease but anyone facing difficulty. In June 2013, Steve Harvey filed a lawsuit in federal court on behalf of Sarah asking that she not be discriminated against based on her age in the national system for allocating organs. A federal judge agreed […]

Does Size Matter When Hiring a Law Firm?

Today is the first day of month two of my law firm.  I founded this firm based on the idea that changes in the economy and legal market have opened up room for boutique firms that offer high quality legal services, personalized attention, and flexible financial terms.  Reaction in month one from clients, prospective clients, […]