These demands obviously violate the First Amendment.
This misguided effort to combat "misinformation" is a brazen assault on free speech.
It's the result of our overly politicized culture where many people like to shame and destroy their enemies, but it is undermining the benefits of free and open dialogue.
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Trump's Impeachment Lawyers Try To Deconstruct the Link Between What He Said and What His Followers Did
No amount of parsing can obscure his responsibility for the deadly attack on the Capitol.
He is on firmer ground in arguing that the Senate does not have the authority to try a former president, although that issue is highly contested.
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The op ed, published today, explains why the First Amendment doesn't protect Trump against impeachment and conviction for his role in the attack on the Capitol.
Chief Justice John Roberts says the policy reflects "insufficient appreciation or consideration of the interests at stake."
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Wants $100,000 Fines for Social Media Companies That Deplatform Politicians
It’s a terrible idea that violates Section 230, but is it actually unconstitutional? Don’t be so sure.
Trump's Lawyers Say He Can't Be Impeached for Trying to Subvert the Election Because He Was Just Expressing an Opinion
They also argue that the Senate has no authority to try a former president.
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Treating Lin Wood's Wild Conspiracy Theories As a Psychiatric Symptom Invites Him to Play Free Speech Martyr
The State Bar of Georgia is demanding that the pro-Trump lawyer undergo a mental health evaluation.
Government will happily suppress misinformation in favor of misinformation of its own.
"The only people who broke the law here were the police officers and TBI agents who participated in this flagrantly unconstitutional arrest."
Further Rejoinder on Why the First Amendment Does not Constrain Impeachment and Removal of Presidents
A further rejoinder to Josh Blackman and Seth Tillman.
Frightening events create openings for attacks on civil liberties.
Impeaching Trump for his Role in Inciting the Attack on the Capitol Doesn't Violate "Established Free Speech Rights"
A rejoinder to Josh Blackman and Seth Tillman.
Unlike the cancellation of Josh Hawley’s book, such criminal charges pose a real threat to freedom of speech.
The impeachment article against the president cites a little-discussed section of the 14th Amendment.
The First Amendment Doesn't Protect Trump Against Impeachment for his Role in Inciting the Assault on the Capitol
High government officials don't have a First Amendment right to be protected from firing based on their political views. That applies to presidents facing impeachment no less than other officials.
A response to Joshua Blackman and Seth Tillman
Under federal law, incitement to riot does not include "advocacy of ideas" or "expression of belief" unless it endorses violence, which Trump did not do.
Contrary to what the judge who blocked his extradition implied, the Espionage Act does not include an exception for "responsible" journalism.
The more that big social media companies act like they can control what people say, the more competition they encourage.
"I hope my case can start removing senseless boundaries to teletherapy," said Brokamp, who is suing in federal court on First Amendment grounds.
Police response “likely escalated tensions and the potential for violence” say investigators.
SCOTUS Declines To Let Kentucky Religious Schools Reopen Without Addressing the Constitutionality of Closing Them
The justices emphasized that K-12 schools are currently scheduled to reopen after winter break.
Now do qualified immunity.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Bans Sale of Confederate Flags, Despite Knowing This Has First Amendment Problems
"While I fully support the spirit of this legislation, certain technical changes are necessary."
Though journalists tend to despise the WikiLeaks founder, his fate could impact the future of their profession.
The escaped slave called the Constitution "a glorious liberty document" that justified extending equality to blacks and women.
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The outgoing FCC chairman discusses 'light-touch' regulation and the future of free speech on the internet.
Paul Krugman Thinks Holding Religious Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic Is Like 'Dumping Neurotoxins Into Public Reservoirs'
The New York Times columnist misconstrues the issues at stake in the challenge to New York's restrictions on houses of worship.
SCOTUS Blocks New York's COVID-19 Restrictions on Houses of Worship, Saying They Are Not 'Narrowly Tailored'
Gov. Andrew Cuomo described his policy as a "fear-driven response," cut by a "hatchet" rather than a "scalpel."
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A divided panel concludes that such ordinances run afoul of the First Amendment, creating a split with other circuits.
A court split between Florida and California may mean an eventual Supreme Court decision.
Journalism Professors Demand Iowa State University Disband the College Republicans Over Offensive Tweet
ISU initially criticized the tweet, but later affirmed the group's free speech rights and declined to punish them.
The case gives SCOTUS another chance to enforce constitutional limits on disease control measures.
But what one side likes, the other side hates. There's no way Twitter and Facebook can appease them both.
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Justice Samuel Alito Highlights the Legal Issues Raised by 'Previously Unimaginable' COVID-19 Restrictions
When "fundamental rights are restricted" during an emergency, he says, the courts "cannot close their eyes."