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Model's horrific rape case may limit crucial online free speech law
Analysis A terrifying case in which an aspiring model was drugged and raped may result in a limit being placed on a critical piece of online free speech ... online publishers immunity from being prose... read more
Argument preview: Justices to consider whether probable cause defeats claims of retaliatory arrest for First-Amendment-protected expression
The court of appeals held, however, that any such error was harmless, because the jury had found that the arresting officer had probable cause to arrest Lozman. The court relied on an earlier 11th Cir... read more
Peffer v. Stephens, on Probable Cause and Home Computer Searches
On Thursday, the Sixth Circuit decided a Fourth Amendment case that is drawing a lot of criticism online. The case ... in part because I suspect future courts will limit it to its facts. I. The Facts ... read more
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Morrison & Foerster’s 2018 Predictions On Intersection Of Technology And Law—From Web Scraping To Blockchain
The case is ... the Ninth Circuit will reject the broad scope and rationale of the lower court’s ruling, if the Ninth Circuit nevertheless ultimately sides with hiQ Labs, the web scraper, the decision ... read more
‘AOL v. Zeran’: The Cyberlibertarian Hack of §230 Has Run Its Course
Zeran, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit held that 47 ... “an impossible burden” for online services. This holding ended the panel’s substantive analysis of the s... read more
Argument preview: Can a hovercraft navigate the shoals of Yukon-Charley?
Specifically, Section 3103(c) of ANILCA both grants and limits the Park Service’s authority ... “solely” to public lands within the CSU. The court remanded the case for the lower courts to grapple wit... read more
U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing on Judge Samuel Alito's Nomination to the Supreme Court
And I thought about that because it seems to me that so many of these cases about expanding freedom or restricting it are cases that boiled down to the eye of the beholder. And I specifically thought ... read more
David Ardia: Why news orgs can police comments and not get sued
A court in New York agreed and said, “We’re not going to hold you liable under the theory of distributor liability.” Four years later, a case involving Prodigy ... that that’s a bad incentive for onli... read more
Can Israel Be Both Jewish and Democratic?
“Is there another democracy,” Oren asks, “that would uphold the immunity of legislators who praise the terrorists ... was convicted and jailed for sexual offenses by three Supreme Court justices — two ... read more
Evidence from Around the Framing: English Non-Newspaper Freedom-of-the-Press Cases
Here, I'll start going through the 15 early cases that show that courts and lawyers during the early years ... These were not printers, newspaper publishers, or editors, but rather people who wrote bo... read more
Chris Christie and Rand Paul’s pandering to antivaccinationists: Is the Republican Party becoming the antivaccine party?
First, as background, you should know that the night before, Sunday night, President Obama had issued an unequivocal call to parents to have their children vaccinated: “I understand that there are fam... read more
Most Anticipated: The Great 2018 Book Preview
Settle in, folks, because this is one the longest first-half previews we’ve run in a long while. Putting this together is a labor of love, and while a huge crop of great spring books increases the lab... read more