Wu on Whether the First Amendment Is Obsolete @superwuster

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Tim Wu, Columbia University Law School, has published Is the First Amendment Obsolete? The First Amendment was a dead letter for much of American history. as Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-573. Here is the abstract.

The Seventh Amendment Calculator

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The Seventh Amendment states: In Suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved, and no fact tried by a jury, shall be otherwise re-examined in any […]. misc constitution seventh amendmentby Jay Marshall Wolman There is an interesting financial quirk in the Bill of Rights.

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Carlos Miller – First Amendment Hero

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awesomeness First Amendment First Amendment Bad Ass Flori-duh flunkiesIf you don’t already know who Carlos Miller is, you should. You are more free because Miller won’t let newsgathering and photography die under the wheels of a paranoid nation, shrieking with fear at imaginary terrorists, and hiring policies in police departments that seem to favor people with personality disorders that would make Eric Cartman [.].

Randazza Resoundingly Wins First Amendment Case

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Check out the blog post to discover the details of First Amendment case where Dr. Steven Novella [Mr. Randazza’s client] was sued for sharing his opinions about controversial Alzheimer’s treatment.Filed under: defamation, ethics, First Amendment, misc. defamation ethics First Amendment miscThe latest successful case of Marc Randazza was highlighted on Pissed Consumer.

New Johnny Depp Expenses Disclosed by Ex-Managers in Amended Lawsuit

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These expenditures were revealed in The Managment Group's second amended cross-complaint against the actor. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online

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How Conservatives Weaponized the First Amendment - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

The court’s five conservative members, citing the First Amendment, had just dealt public unions a devastating blow. Conservatives, said Justice Kagan, who is part of the court’s four-member liberal wing, were “weaponizing the First Amendment.”

First Amendment meets Second Amendment

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FOSTA Signed into Law, Amends CDA Section 230 to Allow Enforcement against Online Providers for Knowingly Facilitating Sex Trafficking

New Media and Technology Law

Internet Legislation Online Content Social Media amendment to CDA Section 230 FOSTA SESTAToday, the President signed H.R. 1865 , the “Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017” (commonly known as “FOSTA”).

What’s Up With @SenSasse’s Vicious Little Amendment on pre-72?

Music Technology Policy

It’s a bit surprising given Omaha’s musical legacy that starts with the big band era–you know, the musicians and artists Sasse was trying to dis with his amendment to strike the CLASSICS Act pre-72 fix from the Music Modernization Act.

Donald Trump, Michael Cohen Seek Pause of Stormy Daniels Lawsuit on 5th Amendment Grounds

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They will be filing an application that argues the facts of the case overlap with a criminal investigation. read more. THR, Esq. Politics Television Politics THR Online Donald Trump

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Revenge Pornography and the First Amendment

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Andrew Koppelman, Northwestern University School of Law, is publishing Revenge Pornography and First Amendment Exceptions in the Emory Law Journal. The Supreme Court has recently declared that speech is protected by the First Amendment unless it

Randazza’s Client Andrew Anglin and the First Amendment

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Marc Randazza represents Andrew Anglin, a neo-Nazi who runs the Daily Stormer, in a First Amendment case. It started as a small-town dispute between the plaintiff Tanya Gersh and a few other residents of Whitefish, Montana. Gersh accuses Anglin of using his online platform to encourage his readers to launch an avalanche of hate and […].

Chen and Marceau on Developing a Taxonomy of Lies Under the First Amendment

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Marceau, both of the University of Denver College of Law, have published Developing a Taxonomy of Lies Under the First Amendment at 89 Colorado Law Review 655 (2018). Alan K. Chen and Justin F.

Abu El-Haj on Liberty and the First Amendment @DrexelLaw

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Tabatha Abu El-Haj, Drexel School of Law, is publishing 'Live Free or Die'—Liberty and the First Amendment in the Ohio State Law Journal. Here is the abstract. In recent years, the Roberts Court has significantly elevated the level of protection

Carlos Miller – First Amendment Hero

The Legal Satyricon

awesomeness First Amendment First Amendment Bad Ass Flori-duh flunkiesIf you don’t already know who Carlos Miller is, you should. You are more free because Miller won’t let newsgathering and photography die under the wheels of a paranoid nation, shrieking with fear at imaginary terrorists, and hiring policies in police departments that seem to favor people with personality disorders that would make Eric Cartman [.].

Gray on Copyright Infringement and the First Amendment: User-Generated Content and DMCA Interpretation @StanfordLaw

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Megan Gray, Stanford Center for Internet & Society; Gray Matters, has published Copyright Infringement and the First Amendment: User-Generated Content and DMCA Interpretation -- Youtube.

Collins on the First Amendment and Certainty @UWSchoolofLaw ?

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Collins, University of Washington School of Law, is publishing 'And Yet it Moves' — The First Amendment & Certainty in volume 45 of the Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly (2017). Ronald K.

Smoking Bans and the First Amendment…free speech goes up in smoke in Colorado.

Gordon P. Firemark

The Colorado Supreme Court has dealt another blow to the First Amendment, holding that public health concerns trump the First Amendment in cases involving bans on smoking. Tags: First Amendment Theatre law Curious Theatre v. Colorado Department of Health and Public Environment The Colorado Clean Indoor Air Act (which went into effect in 2006) prohibits indoor smoking of tobacco and other products [.].

Fourth Circuit Delivers First Amendment Ass-Kicking

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advertising law censorship Civil Liberties First Amendment internet law law practice politics prior restraint SLAPP civil rights DeVoy This is not a Star Trek order. There are no pithy jokes here. There is, however, a shocking exposé of just how insidious the government can be in coercing silence when you speak out against outdated, incorrect, and even dangerous “conventional wisdom.” ” Cooksey v. Futrell, et al., Case No. 12-2084, 2013 WL […].

Gora on The Roberts Court and the First Amendment @brooklynlaw

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Gora, Brooklyn Law School, has published Free Speech Matters: The Roberts Court and the First Amendment at 25 Brooklyn Journal of Law and Policy 63 (2016). Joel M.

Third Amendment Case in Nevada!

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A federal lawsuit filed against the Henderson, NV police department raises Third Amendment issues! How exciting! In the case, Anthony Mitchell and his family sued the City of Henderson and its Police Chief Jutta Chambers, Officers Garret Poiner, Ronald Feola, Ramona Walls, Angela Walker, and Christopher Worley, and City of North Las Vegas and its […].

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The First Amendment, Net Neutrality, and Speech

Media Law Prof Blog

Struble and Berin Michael Szoka, both of TechFreedom, have published A Conflict of Visions: How the '21st Century First Amendment' Violates Geoffrey A. Manne and Ben Sperry, both of the International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE), and Thomas W.

Kesha's Amended Lawsuit Against Dr. Luke Rejected by Judge

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A judge rules it's too speculative what Sony might do and also denies her attempt at imposing California's seven-year limit on personal service contracts. read more. THR, Esq. Business Music Business THR Online

Does the First Amendment Protect Citizen Journalists Who Film Police?

Media Law Prof Blog

Does the First Amendment protect a citizen's right to film police officers while they perform their duties? The Supreme Court hasn't ruled, but some lower courts have. See Gericke v. Weare (1st Circuit) and Glik v. Cunliffe (1st Circuit), Smith

Judge Agrees Broadcasters Have First Amendment Right to Refuse Advertisements

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SiriusXM wins a lawsuit against a dating company as a result. read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Business THR Online

The First Amendment and Tort Law

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Christie, Duke University School of Law, has published The Uneasy and Often Unhelpful Interaction of Tort Law and Constitutional Law in First Amendment Litigation at 98 Marquette L. George C.

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Magarian on Managed Speech: The Roberts Court's First Amendment

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Louis, School of Law, is publishing Managed Speech: The Roberts Court's First Amendment (Oxford University Press, forthcoming). Gregory P. Magarian, Washington University, St.

Kaminski on Authorship: Disrupted: AI Authors in Copyright and First Amendment Law @MargotKaminski

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Kaminski, University of Colorado Law School; Yale University Information Society Project; Yale University Law School; University of Colorado, Boulder, Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, Technology, and Entrepreneurship, is publishing Authorship, Disrupted: AI Authors in Copyright and First Amendment

Virtue, Freedom, and the First Amendment

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John's University School of Law, is publishing Virtue, Freedom, and the First Amendment in the Notre Dame Law Review. The modern First Amendment embodies the idea of freedom as a fundamental good Marc O. DeGirolami, St. Here is the abstract.

Third Amendment Claim Rejected in D. Nevada

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A long time back, I wrote about a Third Amendment claim in Nevada. source) A few weeks ago, Judge Gordon rejected the plaintiff’s Third Amendment claim. source)Filed under: misc.

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Rappers and the First Amendment

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Eugene Volokh (Washington Post) and Eric Zorn (Chicago Tribune) on the police shutdown of Chief Keef's holographic performance at CrazeFest on July 25 in Hammond, Indiana. Police and Hammond's mayor may have feared craze-y-ness should Chief Keef appear, given his

Gregory P. Magarian, Managed Speech: The Roberts Court's First Amendment (OUP, 2017) @WashULaw

Media Law Prof Blog

Louis, has published Managed Speech: The Roberts Court's First Amendment (Oxford University Press). Gregory P. Magarian, Washington University, St. Here is a description of the book's contents from the publisher's website. Our constitutional freedom to speak out against government and

Post on The Classic First Amendment Tradition Under Stress: Freedom of Speech and the University @YaleLawSch

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Robert Post, Yale Law School, has published The Classic First Amendment Tradition Under Stress: Freedom of Speech and the University. Here is the abstract. This forthcoming chapter in a book to be edited by Lee Bollinger and Geoffrey Stone scrutinizes

The First Amendment and the Lanham Act

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Kristian Stout is publishing Terrifying Trademarks and a Scandalous Disregard for the First Amendment: §2(A)''s Unconstitutional Prohibition on Scandalous, Immoral, and Disparaging Trademarks in the Albany Law Journal of Science and Technology.

Leakers, Leakees, and the First Amendment

Media Law Prof Blog

Moore, Brooklyn Law School, has published In the Same Boat: Leaks, the Press, and the First Amendment at 18 Holy Cross journal of Law and Public Policy 137 (2014). John D.

First Amendment trumps Equal Opportunity Employment

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EEOC issued a unanimous ruling on the First Amendment. church and state discrimination employment law First AmendmentToday, the Supreme Court in Hosanna-Tabor Church v. While this blog regularly celebrates the Freedom of Speech clause, the decision focuses primarily on the Free Exercise Clause and, to a lesser extent, the Establishment Clause. In a nutshell: Church had 2 types of teacher–lay and ministerial. [.].

How First Amendment Battles Are Shaping Up in the Social Media Age

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As technology outpaces the laws that seek to govern its use, questions are being raised about who can control the flow of information and how, exactly, the freedoms of speech and petition come into play. read more. THR, Esq. Tech Tech THR Online

Grimmelmann on Whether Robot Transmissions Are Speech For First Amendment Purposes @grimmelm

Media Law Prof Blog

James Grimmelmann, Cornell Law School, is publishing Speech in, Speech Out in Robotica: Speech Rights and Artificial Intelligence (Ronald K. Collins and David M. Skover, eds., Cambridge University Press 2018). Here is the abstract. This invited short response was

Rambo on When the First Amendment Should Protect Judges From Their Unethical Speech @TAMULawSchool

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Rambo, Texas A&M University School of Law, is publishing When Should the First Amendment Protect Judges from Their Unethical Speech? Lynne H. in the Ohio State Law Journal. Here is the abstract. Judges harm the judicial institution when they engage

Stormy Daniels' "Hush Agreement" Suit Paused to Preserve Trump Lawyer's Fifth Amendment Rights

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The legal battle between the porn star and the president's lawyer is on hold until July. read more. THR, Esq. Politics Politics THR Online Donald Trump