Mirow on Legal Iconography and Painting Constitutional Law @fiulaw

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Mirow, Florida International University College of Law, is publishing Legal Iconography and Painting Constitutional Law in Painting Constitutional Law: Xavier Cortada's Images of Constitutional Rights (M.C. Mirow & Howard M. Wasserman, eds., Leiden: Brill, Forthcoming). Here is the

Constitutional Crisis

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Norton on The Government's Speech and the Constitution

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Norton, University of Colorado Law School, has published Introduction (Excerpt), The Government's Speech and the Constitution, from The Government's Speech and the Constitution (Cambridge University Press, 2019). When we discuss constitutional law, we usually Helen L.

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Marzen on A Constitutional Right to Public Information @floridastate

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Marzen, Florida State University, has published A Constitutional Right to Public Information. Chad G. Here is the abstract. In the wake of the 2013 United States Supreme Court decision of McBurney v. Young (569 U.S. 221), this Article calls for

Let Us Constitute Together

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Google has launched the Constitute Project (not to be confused with the Constitution Project). Units at the University of Texas, the University College, London, the National Science Foundation, the Cline Center for Democracy, and the University of Chicago helped develop. Food and Drink

Austin on Communications Intermediaries and Constitutional Constraints

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Austin, University of Toronto Faculty of Law, is publishing Technological Tattletales and Constitutional Black Holes: Communications Intermediaries and Constitutional Constraints in Theoretical Inquiries in Law. Lisa M. Here is the abstract. In this Article I argue that the emerging public/private

Adjusting Constitutional Interpretation To New Technologies

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Yoo, University of Pennsylvania Law School, have published New Technologies and Constitutional Law at Routledge Handbook of Constitutional Law 485 (Mark Tushnet, Thomas Fleiner, and Thomas Fetzer, University of Mannheim, Lehrstuhl fuer Oeffenliches Recht, Regulierungsrecht und Steuerrecht, and Christopher S.

Norton on Remedies and the Government's Constitutionally Harmful Speech

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Norton, University of Colorado School of Law, is publishing Remedies and the Government's Constitutionally Harmful Speech in ConLawNOW (2018). Helen L. Here is the abstract. Although governments have engaged in expression from their inception, only recently have we begun to

Wiener on Constitutional Legitimacy of Media Law and Policy in the 21st Century @AsafWien

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Asaf Wiener, Tel Aviv Faculty of Law, has published Constitutional Legitimacy of Media Law and Policy in the 21st Century: Bridging the Ideological Divide of Free Speech Jurisprudence.

Karanicolas on Canada's Extra-Constitutional Approaches to Battling "Fake News" @M_Karanicolas

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Michael Karanicolas, Yale University Information Society Project, is publishing Subverting Democracy to Save Democracy: Canada’s Extra-Constitutional Approaches to Battling 'Fake News' in volume 17 of the Canadian Journal of Law and Technology (2019).

Ireland-Piper and Crowe on Whistleblowing, National Security, and the Constitutional Freedom of Political Communication @drjoncrowe

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Danielle Ireland-Piper and Jonathan Crowe, both of Bond University School of Law, have published Whistleblowing, National Security and the Constitutional Freedom of Political Communication at 46 Federal Law Review 341 (2018).

Kadri and Klonick on Facebook v. Sullivan: Building Constitutional Law For Online Speech @thomaskadri @Klonick

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Sullivan: Building Constitutional Law for Online Speech. Thomas Kadri, Yale Law School, and Kate Klonick, St. John's University School of Law and Yale University Information Society Project, have published Facebook v. Here is the abstract. In the United States, there

The Constitution? There’s a New App for That

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Talk about a living Constitution — here’s one the framers never saw coming. government is marking Constitution Day by launching an official annotated Constitution app that will provide legal analysis and interpretation directly on your iPhone or iPad. The app is a companion […] The post The Constitution? Today, the U.S.

CONSTITUTIONALLY PROTECTED INK?

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The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently heard arguments in a case brought by a tattoo artist against the City of Hermosa Beach (a Los Angeles beach community) claiming that the City’s ban on tattoo parlors violated his free speech rights under the First Amendment. The artist, Johnny Anderson, asserts that his tattoos are visual [.].

Schuster on Public Choice Theory, the Constitution, and Public Understanding of the Copyright System @Prof_Schuster

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Michael Schuster II, Oklahoma State University, is publishing Public Choice Theory, the Constitution, and Public Understanding of the Copyright System in the UC Davis Law Review. Constitution commands that copyright laws must benefit Here is the abstract. The U.S.

De Gregorio on Secret Filming and the Right To Inform Under A European Constitutional Perspective @unimib

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Giovanni De Gregorio, University of Milano-Bicocca, has published Secret Filming and the Right to Inform under an European Constitutional Perspective. The Case of Alpha Doryforiki v. Greece at 2 Rivista di diritto dei media 410 (2018). Here is the abstract

Data Privacy Law and the Constitution

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Louis, School of Law, is publishing Why Data Privacy Law Is (Mostly) Constitutional, in the forthcoming Neil M. Neil M. Richards, Washington University, St. Richards, Intellectual Privacy (Oxford University Press, 2014). Here is the abstract. This essay argues that privacy

The Constitution and the Regulation of the Internet

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Courts and the Constitutional Regulation of the Internet in Internet Law, Fundamental Rights, and Constitutional Adjudication (Graziella Romeo & Oreste Pollicino eds., Molly K. Land, University of Connecticut School of Law, has published A Human Rights Perspective on U.S. Routledge

DUI laws and the Constitution

The Legal Satyricon

by Charles Platt Florida has joined the growing list of states that are raising revenue by stopping drivers at random (not with probable cause) and forcing everyone to be breathalyzed–on the understanding that if anyone refuses, a judge on-site will issue a warrant authorizing the cops to take a blood sample by force, if necessary. [.]. Flori-duh off topic

The Constitution on Skid Row - NYTimes.com

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The Constitution on Skid Row - NYTimes.com

Bambauer on Paths or Fences: Patents, Copyrights, and the Constitution @dbambauer

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Bambauer, University of Arizona College of Law, is publishing Paths or Fences: Patents, Copyrights, and the Constitution in the Iowa Law Review. Congressional power over patents and copyrights flows from the same constitutional source Derek E. Here is the abstract.

Joe Biden Supported A Constitutional Amendment To End Busing In 1975 : NPR

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Joe Biden Supported A Constitutional Amendment To End Busing In 1975 : NPR

Joe Biden Supported A Constitutional Amendment To End Busing In 1975 : NPR

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Joe Biden Supported A Constitutional Amendment To End Busing In 1975 : NPR

Graber on Bottom-Up Constitutionalism: The Case of Net Neutrality

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Graber, University of Zurich, Faculty of Law, has published Bottom-Up Constitutionalism: The Case of Net Neutrality at 7 Transnational Legal Theory 524 (2017). Christoph B. Here is the abstract. Net neutrality is no longer only a battle cry of a

Graber on Bottom-Up Constitutionalism: The Case of Net Neutrality

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Graber, University of Zurich, Faculty of Law, has published Bottom-Up Constitutionalism: The Case of Net Neutrality at 7 Transnational Legal Theory 524 (2017). Christoph B. Here is the abstract. Net neutrality is no longer only a battle cry of a

Listening To Others: The Constitutional Basis of Corporate Speech

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Thomas Wuil Joo, University of California, Davis, Law School, has published Corporate Speech and the Rights of Others at 30 Constitutional Commentary 335 (2015). Here is the abstract. The Supreme Court is often erroneously criticized for giving business corporations the

Judge Rules Milwaukee Flouted U.S. Constitution in Response to 'Pokemon Go' Craze

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The city didn't like the prospect of rare flora being trampled by game players. A federal judge warns of censorship. read more. THR, Esq. Business Tech Business THR Online

Balancing Free Speech With Other Constitutional Values

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Alexander Tsesis, Loyola University (Chicago) School of Law, is publishing Balancing Free Speech in volume 96 of the Boston University Law Review (2015). Here is the abstract. This article develops a theory for balancing free speech against other express and

The Constitutionality of False Statements of Fact

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Mark Tushnet, Harvard Law School, has published 'Telling Me Lies': The Constitutionality of Regulating False Statements of Fact as Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. Using recent decisions dealing with the constitutionality of the Stolen 11-02. Here is the abstract.

Researchers May Challenge the Constitutionality of the CFAA “Access” Provision as Applied to Web Scraping

New Media and Technology Law

In a preliminary decision, a district court held that the plaintiffs have standing and allowed their as-applied constitutional challenge to the CFAA to go forward with regard to the activity of creating fictitious accounts on web services for research purposes. Employing a bot to crawl a website or apply for jobs may run afoul of a website’s ToS, but it does not constitute an access violation when the human who creates the bot is otherwise allowed to read and interact with that site.

Craig on The End of Innocence: Open Justice, Free Speech[,] and Privacy in the Modern Constitution @RobertCraig3

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Robert Craig, London School of Economics & Political Science, has published The End of Innocence: Open Justice, Free Speech and Privacy in the Modern Constitution – Khuja (Formerly PNM) V Times Newspapers Limited at 82 Modern Law Review 129 (2019

Stone on Canadian Constitutional Law of Freedom of Expression @stone_adrienne

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Adrienne Stone, Melbourne Law School, is publishing Canadian Constitutional Law of Freedom of Expression in Canada in the World: Comparative Perspective on the Canadian Constitution (R. Albert and D. Cameron eds., Cambridge University Press, --). Here is the abstract.

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Inside the Founding Fathers’ Debate Over What Constituted an Impeachable Offense | History | Smithsonian

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"The Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia was winding down, the draft of the United States’ supreme law almost finished, and George Mason, the author of Virginia’s Declaration of Rights, was becoming alarmed. Why, Mason asked, were treason and bribery the only grounds in the draft Constitution for impeaching the president? Treason, he warned, wouldn’t include “attempts to subvert the Constitution.”

MALCOLM X ON THE CONSTITUTION

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Lying is Constitutionally Protected (Sort of).

The Legal Satyricon

I just hate to see First Amendment cases lost in the shuffle. And since the opinion for his case was released only hours before the Healthcare Decision, poor Xavier Alvarez is in a room full of crickets. But it’s an important case that should not be ignored. Alvarez, or more commonly known as the Stolen [.]. First Amendment

@TerrenceHart: Does the ACCESS to Recordings Act violate the Constitution’s Takings Clause? — Artist Rights Watch

Music Technology Policy

Unlike the CLASSICS Act and the approach recommended by the Copyright Office, the ACCESS to Recordings Act falls far short of Constitutional requirements and would likely open the federal government up to liability for takings claims. via @TerrenceHart: Does the ACCESS to Recordings Act violate the Constitution’s Takings Clause? “I do believe that the intellectual property that you create is just that.

Is Anything Worn By Katy Perry Protected by the U.S. Constitution?

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

A high-end Italian apparel brand responds to a lawsuit alleging that a famous street artist's work was ripped off for the singer's Met Gala dress. read more. THR, Esq. Music Music Style Business THR Online

MHP: Obstacles to equality enshrined in state constitutions | MSNBC

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MHP: Obstacles to equality enshrined in state constitutions | MSNBC

U.S. Justice Department Defends Copyright Anti-Hacking Law as "Unquestionably Constitutional"

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The government responds to a lawsuit that looks to enjoin prosecutions of those who circumvent access controls on films, songs and other copyrighted material. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Tech Business THR Online

Publicity Rights Of Dead Celebrities Under Constitutional Microscope

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Eriq Gardner A federal judge in Washington will consider the constitutionality of a state law that grants dead celebrities generous publicity right protections. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Business

Julie Hilden On Facebook "Likes" As Constitutionally Protected Speech

Media Law Prof Blog

Briefly, the issue presented is whether "liking" a page on Facebook is constitutionally protected speech under the First Amendment. Julie Hilden weighs in on whether Facebook "likes" should get First Amendment protection here. The case is Bland v. Roberts.

Freedom of Speech, Search Engines, and the Indian Constitution

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Ujwala Uppaluri, The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, has published Freedom of Speech & Google Search: Preliminary Notes for India. Here is the abstract. This Working Paper introduces the issues that search engines raise under Article 19(1)(a) of

Zick on The Dynamic Free Speech Clause: Free Speech and Its Relation To Other Constitutional Rights @WMLawSchool

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Timothy Zick, William & Mary Law School, has published Introduction to The Dynamic Free Speech Clause: Free Speech and Its Relation to Other Constitutional Rights (Oxford Univ. Press, 2018) This is a draft of the Introduction to my forthcoming book