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5 new cases

NEW: Five new case summaries have been posted in the ACLU in the Supreme Court section:

McIntyre v. Ohio Elections Commission (1995)
The legality of distributing anonymous campaign literature is challenged

Crosby v. United States (1993)
A man appeals his conviction after skipping his own trial

California Medical Association v. Federal Election Commission (1987)
Limit on political contributions challenged as violation of free speech

Bush v. Lucas (1983)
NASA engineer fired for publicly criticizing the agency

Haring v. Prosise (1983)
Man admits guilt to manufacturing drugs, but sues police department for searching his residence without a warrant