Wu on Whether the First Amendment Is Obsolete @superwuster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.

Illinois Considering Amendments to Biometric Privacy Law (BIPA) That Would Create Major Exemptions to Its Scope

New Media and Technology Law

Just as the privacy concerns surrounding the collection and storage of biometric data have come into sharper focus with more and more companies employing such technologies for digital authentication, security and other uses, the litigation surrounding BIPA has garnered much controversy and the legislature has previously been called upon to amend the statute to limit its reach. A proposed Senate Amendment to SB3053 would go further and significantly narrow BIPA’s reach.

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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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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.

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 [.].

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

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

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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Campbell on Natural Rights and the First Amendment

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Jud Campbell, University of Richmond School of Law, is publishing Natural Rights and the First Amendment in the Yale Law Journal (forthcoming). The Supreme Court often claims that the First Amendment reflects an original judgment about

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 […].

First Amendment meets Second Amendment

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The History and Purpose of The U.S Constitution's Second Amendment

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

This is a key jurisprudential point that most Americans miss when discussing the 2nd Amendment. The Amendment is almost always misinterpreted as a result of this misinterpretation. The 2nd Amendment reads; " "A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.". The Court then explained that the Framers included the Second Amendment to ensure the effectiveness of the military.

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

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

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.

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 [.].

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

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

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.

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 […].

The First Amendment, Net Neutrality, and Speech

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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.

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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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 [.].

Does the First Amendment Protect Citizen Journalists Who Film Police?

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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

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

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.

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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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

Conrad on Matal v. Tam: A Victory for the Slants, a Touchdown for the Redskins, But an Ambigious Journey for the First Amendment and Trademark Law @Sportslaw1

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Tam — A Victory for the Slants, A Touchdown for the Redskins, But an Ambiguous Journey for the First Amendment and Trademark Law in the Cardozo Arts and Mark A. Conrad, Fordham University School of Business, is publishing Matal v.

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

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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

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

Olivia de Havilland Says Her 'Feud' Portrayal is Not Protected by the First Amendment

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The acress takes issue with her fictional self's gossip mongering. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online

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

Movie Ratings Are Not Protected By First Amendment, Court Told

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Plaintiffs defend a lawsuit seeking an injunction where no films featuring tobacco imagery can be given "G," "PG" or "PG-13" ratings. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Business THR Online

Redish and Fisher on Terrorizing Advocacy and the First Amendment @NorthwesternLaw

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Redish, Northwestern University School of Law, and Matthew Fisher, Northwestern University School of Law (Students), are publishing Terrorizing Advocacy and the First Amendment: Free Expression and the Fallacy of Mutual Exclusivity in the Fordham Law Review. Martin H.

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

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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.

Amar and Brownstein on the First Amendment Academic Freedom Rights of Public College Students and Faculty

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Brownstein, University of California, Davis, College of Law, are publishing A Close-Up, Modern Look at First Amendment Academic Freedom Rights of Public College Students and Faculty in volume Vikram D. Amar, University of Illinois College of Law, and Alan E.

Hofhenke on the Fourth Amendment in the Coming Drone Age

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Brooke Hofhenke, American University College of Law, is publishing The Fourth Amendment in the Coming Drone Age in the Dartmouth Law Journal. Here is the abstract. Drones have exploded in popularity over the last few years for both the general

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