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Archive for October 2012

Casting Decisions Are Entitled to First Amendment Protections

October 16, 2012

A federal district court in Tennessee has determined that cast decisions are protected by the First Amendment against claims of racial discrimination under Sec. 1981. This was a case of first impression. Reality television is so popular with both audiences and participants that prospective contestants are suing to get on TV. Recently, two such men […]