The mysterious "hybrid rights" doctrine comes up again—but might not matter.
"Joke or not, these types of comments are felonies under the law," says the Volusia County Sheriff's Office
"Eugene Volokh told the police he refuses to leave me alone."
... if you're asserting your own rights of access (which all of us have) to court records.
The move would violate the First Amendment.
... by a federal district court decision yesterday, in a case brought by a pro se litigant in New Jersey.
The Democratic presidential contender suggests that "racist threats or anti-immigrant manifestos" could justify federal gun confiscation orders.
That's so regardless of whether the statement is seen as a true threat or incitement—and it applies to any "harmful" speech "inten[ded] to retaliate" against anyone giving law enforcement "any truthful information" related to a federal crime.
The ads are the first to be banned since the new law went into effect in June.
Israel's decision to bar two US members of Congress from entering the country is part of a much broader problem. Many nations, including the US, have similar policies. Here's why such restrictions should be abolished.
Trying to get the government involved in what sort of videos online platforms promote or hide is going to end badly.
Fortunately, the Florida Court of Appeal has just reversed.
... vacated by the Michigan Court of Appeals.
The constitutional amendment they support, like the president’s plan to regulate social media, trusts the government to moderate our political debate.
The doctrine originated in criminal appeals by defendants who were fugitives, but it can also apply to civil cases -- here, where the federal court plaintiff has absconded with her and defendant's children in violation of a state court order.
Every Democrat in the Senate Supports a Constitutional Amendment That Would Radically Curtail Freedom of Speech
The Democracy for All Amendment aims to mute some voices so that others can be heard.
Nine people were injured during the weekend's protests in Hong Kong, including one woman who might be permanently blind after a violent encounter with the police.
The ban on online speech intended to and reasonably likely to (among other things) "annoy," the court says, is unconstitutionally vague and overbroad.
It would essentially be a Fairness Doctrine for the internet.
Plus: Marijuana banking, suing Facebook, and more...
Owners painted the house bright pink and added two funny emojis after neighbors complained about illegal Airbnb rentals.
Rep. Joaquin Castro's Doxxing of Trump Donors in His District Has Flipped the Campaign Finance Discourse on Its Head
Political donations are made public so that citizens can hold politicians accountable, not the other way around.
Plus: 8chan called before Congress, data privacy bill hits a snag, and more...
Though Fordham is a private university, under New York law private university decisions that violate the universities' own stated rules may be set aside by a court.
So holds a Second Circuit panel this morning.
Companies should forced neither to help spread offensive speech nor to suppress it.
Plus: the trouble with "national conservatism," the decline of the mortgage interest deduction, and more...
... no matter the politician's race, sex, or religion, and no matter whether the speaker owns a gun store.
The suit came after the school denied funding to bring Dana Loesch and Andrew Klavan to campus.
He was hired to bring ideological diversity to The Atlantic and fired days later for being heterodox. He's not a fan of Donald Trump but finds his critics just as bad.
The Missouri senator thinks wasting time on Instagram is a problem so big that only the federal government can solve it.
Plus: Behind the bipartisan war on internet speech, New York "decriminalizes" pot (but you'll still get fined), and more...
The Sixth Circuit suggests an important limit on the Supreme Court's Nieves precedent, though it doesn't decide the question.
The Sixth Circuit expresses concern that such bans may be unconstitutionally vague or overbroad.
The parodist was arrested for "unlawfully impair[ing] the department's functions," but was acquitted; the Sixth Circuit just let the parodist's lawsuit against the city proceed.
The Dismissal of Nicholas Sandmann's Lawsuit Shows There's a Difference Between Unfair Press Coverage and Libel
While the teenager has a legitimate beef about coverage of his encounter with Native American activist Nathan Phillips, that doesn't mean he has a legal cause of action.