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Title Publication Date
YouTube Kowtows to Lawfare in Australia: American Thinker May 21, 2015
No, there's no "hate speech" exception to the First Amendment Washington Post May 7, 2015
Google Warns 'Muslims' Ruling Will Create Hollywood Chaos The Hollywood Reporter March 3, 2014
'Innocence of Muslims' Actress Scores Huge Victory at Appeals Court The Hollywood Reporter February 26, 2014
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation's "Islamophobia" Campaign against Freedom Religous Freedom Coalition January 20, 2014
Bloggers Get First Amendment Protections in Defamation Lawsuits The Hollywood Reporter January 17, 2014
Feds suggest anti-Muslim speech can be punished Politico May 31, 2013
ANOTHER ANTI-ISLAMIST-VIDEO SCANDAL World Net Daily TV - Stakelbeck on Terror May 15, 2013
Conference Call Briefing with Author Hassan Daioleslam and Sam Nunberg The Lawfare Project April 30, 2013
Christian group says Muslim organization's $30M libel suit will expose terror ties Fox News April 30, 2013
Exposing Iranian Influence on the US Government Center for Security Policy April 25, 2013
Iranian Regime Front Group Suffers Significant Loss in US Courts Gateway Pundit April 22, 2013
Sanctioning Iran's American Allies Washington Free Beacon April 22, 2013
Impudence Par Excellence! Stop Fundamentalism Blog April 14, 2013
The Muslims with No Name: Islamists Cover Up Their Existence in the Media American Thinker April 14, 2013
After Pressure From CAIR, the Associated Press Revises the Term 'Islamist' The Blaze April 5, 2013
The Associated Press Revises Another Politically Charged Term U.S. News & World Report April 4, 2013
Secretary of State Kerry learning about Islam from book by Reza Aslan, Board member of front group for Iranian mullahs Jihad Watch Blog February 28, 2013
NY-based Muslim group asks court to halt publication of accusatory book The Post-Standard February 26, 2013
Did Christian Action Network Defame the Muslims of America? Gates of Vienna Blog February 21, 2013
Documents: Hagel staffers met with 'front group' for Iranian regime The Daily Caller February 20, 2013
Is Hagel Toast? National Review Online February 8, 2013
Hagel linked to Iranian lobby World Net Daily February 7, 2013
CAIR's Thought Police: At It Again Frontpage Magazine January 11, 2013
A Response to NIAC's Deceitful Fundraising Letter Frontpage Magazine January 9, 2013
David Horowitz TV Free Speech vs. Anti Blasphemy The Frontline Battle 2012 - Brooke Goldstein YouTube November 23, 2012
Foreign Policy mag fights suit by Abbas's son Politico November 18, 2012
A Palestinian in Texas Frontpage Magazine November 2, 2012
Benghazi Investigator Slams America and 'Islamophobes' Frontpage Magazine November 2, 2012
'Hate' Laws are Criminal Family Security Matters October 19, 2012
Lebanon seeks legal action against Homeland The Telegraph (UK) October 19, 2012
Colonel's class on radical Islam leaves career in limbo Washington Times October 15, 2012
Legal group comes to aid of Army instructor ousted over Muslim groups' complaints Fox News October 6, 2012
Court Reveals Iranian Operatives In Charge Of Obama's Iran Policy Since 2009 Western Center of Journalism October 2, 2012
Time for a new Iranian-American voice on Capitol Hill The Daily Caller September 28, 2012
FP faces libel lawsuit from Abbas's son Politico September 27, 2012
Cindy Lee Garcia & 'Innocence Of Muslims': Actress Wants Judge To Block Anti-Muslim Film, Request Denied Huffington Post September 20, 2012
NIAC Loses Defamation Suit Free Beacon September 20, 2012
Actress sues anti-Muslim film's producer for fraud, asks YouTube to take down 'Innocence of Muslims' clip Fox News September 20, 2012
A 'Moderately Intelligent Agent For the Iranian Regime'? Weekly Standard September 18, 2012
Dai vs. NIAC :The real David vs. Goliath story Right Side News September 17, 2012
The Free Press Act: Reclaiming Civil Liberties in America Gates of Vienna Blog August 19, 2012
Have You Ever Been Inside a CAIR Civil Liberties Lecture? Family Security Matters June 20, 2012
Re: Sharia — Mr. Schmitz Is Wrong on the Law, Too National Review Online June 15, 2012
Islamically correct counterterrorism Washington Times June 14, 2012
'Muslim Mafia' targets opposing lawyer in suit World Net Daily March 8, 2012
LP Director Sam Nunberg Speaks at National Security and New Media Conference March 4, 2012
Stakelbeck on Terror Show: Fighting Sharia in the Courtroom CBN News February 23, 2012
Victory for Truth and Free Speech Over Islamic Supremacism Human Events October 1, 2011
AFDI/SIOA chief Pamela Geller Wins Free Speech Victory Over Lawyer Tied to Hamas-Linked CAIR Market Watch September 21, 2011
Florida Bar drops all charges against Rifqa Bary attorney John Stemberger Jawa Report May 23, 2011
D.C. Judge Dismisses Defamation Suit Against CBS, Rita Katz BLT Blog April 1, 2011
Imam Sues NY Post for Defamation Courthouse News March 21, 2011
Imam Sues NY Post for Defamation Courthouse News March 18, 2011
Frank Gaffney & Zuhdi Jasser vs. CAIR Big Peace March 10, 2011
Annals of Islamic Intimidation, Amateur Hour Pajamas Media March 7, 2011
Wrong on Rauf National Review Online January 19, 2011
Obama Signs 'Libel Tourism' Bill Yahoo News August 10, 2010
The SPEECH Act Should Not Pre-empt State Law The National Law Journal August 9, 2010
Why Anti-SLAPP Legislation is Good for Bloggers July 1, 2010
Cartoon Trouble MediaWatchWatch April 27, 2010
'South Park': Drawing a Line in the Sand Big Hollywood April 27, 2010
Minn. Man Gets Hearing For Anti-Muslim Cartoons April 24, 2010
Obama Bans Islam, Jihad From National Security Strategy Document April 7, 2010
Will Politically Incorrect Opinion Become a Hate Crime? The New American February 7, 2010
Final Victory for Kaufman on the State Level February 1, 2010
Islamist Lawfare Defeated in Texas FrumForum January 25, 2010
Joe Kaufman wins Islamist lawsuit yet again Canada Free Press January 18, 2010
Victory for Free Speech in Texas FrontPage Magazine January 18, 2010
Minn. prosecutors: 1st Amendment protects man who posted anti-Muslim cartoons The Morning Call January 7, 2010
Legal Jihad to Silence Christian Action Network? FrontPage Magazine January 6, 2010
Muslims Of America tries legal intimidation against Christian Action Network Jihad Watch December 11, 2009
Judge throws out claim ACLU defamed TiZA school Star Tribune December 11, 2009
Cartoon controversy continues Yale Daily News November 30, 2009
Reagan 'superlawyer' in fight for free speech WorldNetDaily November 22, 2009
The Iran Lobby's War on Voice of America The Weekly Standard November 19, 2009
The Dangerous Idea of Protecting Religions from "Defamation" United States Commission on International Religious Freedom November 11, 2009
Muslim Mafia' author ordered to remove documents from Web Kansas City Star November 9, 2009
Muhammad: The "Banned" Images The Volokh Conspiracy November 9, 2009
Troubling Signals On Free Speech National Journal Magazine October 31, 2009
Stuart Taylor on Obama Administration's Endorsement of Restricting "Advocacy of Religious Hatred That Constitutes Incitement to Hostility" The Volokh Conspiracy October 30, 2009
Clinton Denounces Proposed 'Defamation of Religions' Policies The Christian Post October 27, 2009
Judge: Local charity can't be termed a terror group October 27, 2009
New Chapter In Flap Over 2005 Muhammad Cartoons NPR October 26, 2009
They Judged the Cartoons, but Did Not Read the Book The Volokh Conspiracy October 26, 2009
'Flying imams' case is settled at our expense October 25, 2009
A dent in airline security October 25, 2009
Review: The Cartoons that Shook the World, by Jytte Klausen Cartoon logic The Globe and Mail October 23, 2009
CAIR's 'flying imams' strategy: Sue everyone WorldNetDaily October 22, 2009
Silencing Debate at Temple – by FrontPage Magazine FrontPage Magazine October 22, 2009
'Flying imams' rewarded for ominous airline 'stunt'? WorldNetDaily October 21, 2009
Settlement Reached in Case of Praying Imams Removed From Flight October 20, 2009
US Airways settles intimidation lawsuit filed by Flying Imams Jihad Watch October 20, 2009
A victory for the freedom of speech: Wilders to speak at Temple despite Muslim attempts to silence him Jihad Watch October 20, 2009
Just say no to blasphemy laws USA Today October 19, 2009
The Hate Campaign at Temple FrontPage Magazine October 19, 2009
Temple Muslim Students Association Attempts To Shut Down Wilders Event The Bulletin October 18, 2009
Academia Goes Silent on Free Speech The Wall Street Journal October 17, 2009
Arnold Schwarzenegger gets tough over libel tourists to the UK Mail Online October 16, 2009
Obama's Resolution to Stifle Free Speech on Islam FrontPage Magazine October 16, 2009
The Jihad Is Joined At Temple University As Muslim Students Try To Shut Down Wilders Event FrontPage Magazine October 15, 2009
Wake Up America Agenda 2.0 Agenda October 15, 2009
Islam on Campus: A Cartoonist Visits the Ivy League The Brussels Journal October 15, 2009
Sharia trumps Yale's free speech The Jamestown Sun October 14, 2009
Angel earns wins New York Post October 10, 2009
The American Library Association's Stealth Jihad Against Free Speech October 9, 2009
Obama Declares War on Free Speech Human October 8, 2009
U.S. co-sponsors anti-free speech resolution at the UN Jihad Watch October 3, 2009
Globally Managing American Speech? The Volokh Conspiracy October 2, 2009
Is the Obama Administration Supporting Calls to Outlaw Supposed Hate Speech? The Volokh Conspiracy October 1, 2009
Christian Group Sues Challenging Maine's Interpretation of Its Charitable Licensing Law Religion Clause October 1, 2009
State of Maine Sued for Censoring Fundraising Letter Officials Claim is "Anti-Muslim" Liberty Counsel September 30, 2009
FIRE's Exclusive Interview with Flemming Rose, Editor Behind Censored Mohammed Cartoons Foundation for Individual Rights in Education September 30, 2009
Court Rejects Interlocutory Appeal In Minnesota Charter School Case Religion Clause September 29, 2009
I Intend to Protest Your Protest September 25, 2009
Hamas-linked CAIR: Jump. Pennsylvania school district: How high? Jihad Watch September 22, 2009
The Cartoons That Shook Yale National Review Online September 21, 2009
Petition about which website publishers get an interlocutory appeal as members of the media under Texas law the Supreme Court of Texas Blog September 16, 2009
A book without a spine: Yale buckles to Muslim fanatics The New York Daily News September 16, 2009
Chipping Away At Free Speech The Washington Post September 15, 2009
Film Warns of Non-Violent Muslim Takeover Israel National News September 11, 2009
NYPD Rewords Report That Some Say Insulted Muslims September 9, 2009
Thuggish Hamas-linked CAIR tries to use Muslim victimhood incidents to shut down Internet and talk radio resistance to jihad Jihad Watch September 1, 2009
State to probe if public is paying for mosques Star Tribune August 29, 2009
Islamist Groups Threaten Free Speech Ruling August 27, 2009
Cartoon Jihad Continues Human August 20, 2009
Yale Surrenders August 17, 2009
Yale quails MediaWatchWatch August 16, 2009
Academic Freedom Abridged at Yale Press American Association of university Professors August 13, 2009
Yale Press Bans Images of Muhammad in New Book The New York Times August 12, 2009
Hamas-linked CAIR thugs protesting against free speech yet again Jihad Watch August 11, 2009
A Texas Case Asks Whether Bloggers Enjoy Journalists' Right to Early Appeals Findlaw August 5, 2009
Twin Cities charter school faces intense scrutiny Star Tribune August 2, 2009
US Secret Service looks at alleged coup plotters: "Birthers' Queen Bee" could lose law license July 29, 2009
TiZA charter school in Inver Grove Heights countersues state's ACLU chapter, claims defamation Pioneer Press July 29, 2009
Charter school countersues over ACLU religion claims Star Tribune July 29, 2009
Chicago Trib blogs the CAIR/ALA war on free speech: valid journalism or vicious bias? Jihad Watch July 29, 2009
Court Rules for ACLU-MN Taxpayer Standing in Charter School Case July 21, 2009
Islamic Groups Lose Appeal To Silence Journalist The Bulletin July 21, 2009
Library Association Abandons Principle, Allows Censorship IPT News July 21, 2009
'Legal jihad' group loses court appeal OneNewsNow July 21, 2009
One-Way Free Speech American Thinker July 20, 2009
ALA, panelists cave to pressure from terror-linked group, panel with Spencer canceled Jihad Watch July 11, 2009
Boca Raton: Hasner praises passage of "libel tourism" law Boca Raton News July 5, 2009
Will 'legal jihad' silence online critics of Islam? WorldNetDaily July 4, 2009
Texas Appellate Court Deals Blow to Islamist Lawfare:Upholds Free Speech Rights of Internet Journalist RightSideNews July 4, 2009
Total Victory - Jihadi Lawsuit Brought Against Joe Kaufman By Radical Muslims Dismissed June 29, 2009
Victory for Free Speech June 29, 2009
Lawsuit Against Americans Against Hate Chairman Joe Kaufman Dismissed Americans Against Hate June 28, 2009
Libel "lawfare" June 27, 2009
Texas Islamic Groups Argue That Internet Speech Should Be Less Protected Than Print, Radio, or Television Speech The Volokh Conspiracy June 26, 2009
Maine Fines Group for 'Inflammatory Anti-Muslim Message' Pajamas Media June 25, 2009
Counterterrorism Group Sues Marriott Over Wilders Event June 18, 2009
House Committee Passes Libel Tourism Bill Multichannel News June 11, 2009
U.K. Libel Laws Chill Another American Book June 8, 2009
Squelching free speech The Press-Enterprise June 7, 2009
Nashville hotel boots anti-jihad conference WorldNetDaily May 29, 2009
Muslim Group Shuts Down Conservative Conference May 28, 2009
Stealth Jihad Successful In Attack On Our First Amendment The Bulletin May 28, 2009
Specter Fails To Show At Free Speech Conference Under Pressure From Islamist Group May 19, 2009
Arlen Specter Becomes a Terrorist Tool Yid With Lid May 19, 2009
Senator Arlin Spector cancels free speech appearance - CAIR takes credit zTruth May 19, 2009
CAIR Denounces Anti Lawfare Conference Solomonia May 19, 2009
CAIR takes credit for Specter no-show May 19, 2009
Specter Cancels Appearance at Free Speech Conference, CAIR Claims Credit The American Spectator May 19, 2009
American Thinkers, Journalists, and Attorneys Convene Today in Washington D.C. to Defend Free Speech from Radical Islamist Threat Political Mavens May 19, 2009
Specter cancels appearance at conservative event Politico May 18, 2009
From Switcher to Ditcher The Wall Street Journal Online May 18, 2009
Think Progress attacks Arlen Specter for attending Anti-Islamist Conference Think Progress Watch May 12, 2009
Arlen Specter to Speak at 'Anti-Islamist' Conference The Washington Independent May 12, 2009
California Acts to Stop Libel Tourism The Huffington Post May 5, 2009
Written Statement to the California State Senate Judiciary Committee April 28, 2009
Hamas-linked CAIR demands that Florida House Majority Leader to step down for co-hosting an event featuring Geert Wilders Jihad Watch April 27, 2009
Floridians Protected from Libel Tourism Red County April 18, 2009
Van Zant Bill to Protect Floridians from Libel Tourism Passes House Florida House of Representatives Press Release April 17, 2009
Libel over there -- and over here Los Angeles Times April 9, 2009
Islamic rights group demands reprimand of KSFO talk show hosts SFGate Politics Blog April 2, 2009
Obama Joins Human-Rights Charade National Review Online April 2, 2009
UN Watch urges U.S. to use U.N. rights council membership to confront Orwellian agenda of world's worst abusers UN Watch March 31, 2009
CAIR's Well-Deserved Expulsion National Review Online March 24, 2009
Will Obama embrace Shariah as part of his 'respect Islam' campaign? Jewish World Review March 17, 2009
Islam in America, Part Four: Lawfare RightSideNews March 10, 2009
King Reintroduces Free Speech Protection Act March 5, 2009
Islam and Free Speech The American Spectator March 1, 2009
His Royal Fairness The American Spectator February 24, 2009
US Congress presses Britain to amend 'harmful' libel law The Guardian February 23, 2009
"Libel Tourism" Bill Endorsed The Investigative Project on Terrorism February 20, 2009
Attack of the Libel Tourists The Washington Post February 20, 2009
Testimony of Rep. Peter T. King to the House Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law Hearing on Libel Tourism February 12, 2009
Shutting Down Guantanamo Makes No Common Sense Jewish World Review February 12, 2009
Broadcast angers Muslims The Detroit News January 30, 2009
Anti-SLAPP Statutes in the US by State January 14, 2009
Writ Large The Economist January 8, 2009
Protecting Free Speech The American Spectator December 18, 2008
Brief Memorandum Addressing Pertinent Differences Between US and UK Libel Law December 15, 2008
Legal Project Memorandum on British Contempt Law December 9, 2008
Text of Brooke Goldstein's speech to UK Parliament The Henry Jackson Society December 3, 2008
Sony game delayed over Quran gaffe CNN October 20, 2008
Appraising 'The Jewel of Medina' Stratfor October 15, 2008
A Shield for Free Speech, but no Sword against Islamist Lawfare, Yet The Terror Finance Blog October 6, 2008
YouTube censors comedian's anti-Sharia video called 'Welcome to Saudi Britain' The Telegraph October 4, 2008
CAIR Files FEC Complaint over Obsession September 25, 2008
Memorandum of Support for the Free Speech Protection Act of 2008 September 17, 2008
Iraqi Billionaire Threatens Reporters Investigating Rezko Affair Accuracy in Media August 14, 2008
Random House pulls novel on Islam, fears violence Reuters August 7, 2008
Foreign Courts Take Aim at Our Free Speech Wall Street Journal July 14, 2008
Terminology to Define the Terrorists: Recommendations from American Muslims Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties January 2008
'Bloom County' Lampoons Censorship Weeks After WaPo Withheld 'Opus' NewsBusters September 28, 2007

Blog Posts

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Iranian Regime Loses to Legal Project in Federal District Court Legal Project Blog September 18, 2012
OIC places the United States in its crosshairs - but only in Arabic Legal Project Blog December 26, 2009
Islamist-Friendly Self-Censorship in the United States Marches On Legal Project Blog August 14, 2009
Geert Wilders and CNN's Warped Mirror Legal Project Blog March 3, 2009


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Suit against Joe Kaufman Dismissed Announcement June 29, 2009
The Legal Project's Response to the Federal Election Commission Announcement November 15, 2008
The Legal Project Announces its support for the "Libel Terrorism Protection Act" Announcement January 24, 2008

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