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• Practice Areas • Practices • First Amendment
The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution reads as follows:
"Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances."
First Amendment violations can take many forms including
The Chandra Law Firm LLC's lawyers have had a number of First Amendment litigation successes:
The firm's First Amendment savvy arises from our experience both in and out of government.
Founding partner Subodh Chandra, for example, successfully defended two large-city mayors against First Amendment-retaliation claims from media organizations and has overseen research and advice on numerous First Amendment and other constitutional issues.
Our colleague Patrick Kabat has represented numerous media companies in First Amendment media-access and prior-restraint matters including the New York Times, CNN, CBS, HBO, the ACLU, the Associated Press, and the Chicago Tribune.
Our attorneys have experience obtaining justice for victims of First Amendment violations including free-speech violations, religious discrimination, and political-patronage dismissals. If you think that your rights have been violated, contact us to discuss your options.
You can reach our firm, which serves clients throughout Ohio, by calling 216-578-1700 or by filling out our online contact form.