The American ideal relies on the right to freedom of speech. The current reality in Illinois and especially Chicago is that free speech is under unprecedented scrutiny. First Amendment freedom of speech issues frequently involves the use of the Internet with the use of rapid electronic communication today. In any form, voicing an unpopular opinion or disliked political preference should not necessarily limit the right to free speech.
If you feel that your rights have been violated, contact a Chicago First Amendment lawyer. Attorney Nishay K. Sanan is committed to protecting the rights of his clients who face First Amendment controversies, and he is passionate in his pursuit of justice.
Mr. Nishay K. Sanan has an accomplished legal history and has effectively resolved several notable criminal cases that involve issues of free speech. In every case, he maintains his commitment to confidential client communication. From his more than 15 years of experience, he knows absolute discretion is essential throughout the legal process.
As an Illinois free speech rights attorney, he is devoted to protecting the civil rights of every client. A First Amendment case is taken very seriously by attorney Nishay K. Sanan. From the start, he analyzes all factual information to develop a strategic defense. He will work tirelessly to uphold a client's rights and to effectively resolve a First Amendment free speech case.
He has represented cases that involve a range of controversial aspects of free speech, including forms of symbolic speech and hate speech. Flag-burning, tobacco advertising, solicitation, loitering and other non-mainstream forms of expression can lead to First Amendment controversies that require experienced legal representation.
Some Exceptions to Free Speech
Freedom of speech is a right that can be overlooked or in extreme circumstances over-reached. While most speech is protected by the First Amendment, a few exceptions include:
- Conspiracy to commit crimes
- Defamation, including slander and libel
- False testimony and perjury
- Treason and espionage
- Verbal acts designed to harm or disrupt the rights of others
Contact an Illinois Free Speech Rights Lawyer
Contact attorney Nishay K. Sanan, Esq., to discuss a First Amendment free speech issue. Call his Schaumburg or Oakbrook, Illinois, law office at 312-692-0360 or 888-335-6504 or send an e-mail. Initial consultations are free, but clients may be asked to reimburse for travel expenses.