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EUGENE VOLOKH: Can accusation of lynching be ordered taken down as a supposed threat of lynching? …

EUGENE VOLOKH: Can accusation of lynching be ordered taken down as a supposed threat of lynching? I agree that “Lynching is our paradigmatic image of private racist violence against African American,” but here it is being used to accuse Brummer of figurative racist violence — and of literal racist adjudication — not to threaten Brummer. […]

Applying the Foreign Solicitation Ban Against the Russian Government Consistent with the First Amendment

One issue which has arisen over possible campaign finance charges against Donald Trump Jr. concerns whether the statute is substantially overbroad in violation of the First Amendment. Eugene Volokh makes the case here, and I argue against application of the … Continue reading ?

Lawsuits to scrub search engine results

Eugene Volokh blogs about legal stratagems used to get Google to de-index damaging articles [first, second, third, fourth posts, plus more here and here] More from Paul Alan Levy on the issue of requests based on fictional litigants here and here. Show More Summary

MAIL BAG: Eugene Volokh responded to yesterday’s item about suicide and veterans. Veterans have d…

MAIL BAG: Eugene Volokh responded to yesterday’s item about suicide and veterans. Veterans have double the suicide rate of Americans generally only if you don’t control for sex and age — which isn’t that helpful, since both veterans and suicides generally are overwhelmingly male. Controlling for sex and age, there is still an elevated rate […]

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2 months agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

“There are about 10 to 20 [criminal libel] prosecutions each year throughout the country” [Eugene Volokh on criminal defamation complaint by Montana judge against election opponent who had accused him of misconduct] “Shutting down Fake...Show More Summary

Paul Levy Hoping To Wake Up Maryland Courts To The Numerous Fraudulent Libel Lawsuits Filed There

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Something's rotten in Maryland. Not conspiracy-level rotten, but rotten nonetheless. As we've discussed recently, Paul Alan Levy (along with Eugene Volokh) have done a ton of legwork to flush out the perpetrator of several bogus libel...Show More Summary

"Kentucky court rejects government attempt to punish printer for refusing to print ‘Lexington [Gay] Pride Festival’ T-shirt."

Eugene Volokh — who worked on an amicus brief in the case — explains the opinions. First, the panel split on whether the refusal to print a gay pride message was sexual orientation discrimination against particular individuals.... The majority said no.... Show More Summary

Free speech roundup

3 months agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

Howard Dean, in hole re: grasping legal status of “hate speech,” keeps digging [Eugene Volokh (“No, Gov. Dean, There Is No ‘Hate Speech’ Exception to the First Amendment”), more (Chaplinsky and “fighting words”), Ronald K.L. CollinsShow More Summary

THE GIFT THAT KEEPS ON GIVING: Eugene Volokh Unpacks Still More Constitutional Illiteracy From Howa…

THE GIFT THAT KEEPS ON GIVING: Eugene Volokh Unpacks Still More Constitutional Illiteracy From Howard Dean.

EUGENE VOLOKH: No, Gov. Dean, there is no ‘hate speech’ exception to the First Amendment….

EUGENE VOLOKH: No, Gov. Dean, there is no ‘hate speech’ exception to the First Amendment.

More Shady Libel Lawsuits Resulting In Dubious Delisting Court Orders Uncovered

3 months agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Now that Eugene Volokh of the Volokh Conspiracy has dipped into bogus lawsuits and DMCA notices targeting supposedly-libelous reviews and comments, he's apparently stepped up his detective work. Volokh and Paul Alan Levy of Public Citizen...Show More Summary

A reputation-scrubbing scheme and its elusive notaries

3 months agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

Try to track down the notaries who signed on this search-engine-scrubbing scheme as witnesses, and they melt away as if but a dream [Eugene Volokh] Tags: libel slander and defamation, online speech, search engines A reputation-scrubbing scheme and its elusive notaries is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our legal system

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What Speech Does Hostile Work Environment Harassment Law Restrict? Prof. Eugene Volokh, UCLA Law School Originally published in the Georgetown Law Journal

MYRON MAGNET: Did a Revolution Just Occur? Thoughts on the Gorsuch confirmation. This was more of …

MYRON MAGNET: Did a Revolution Just Occur? Thoughts on the Gorsuch confirmation. This was more of a successful holding action. It won’t really be a revolution until Ruth Bader Ginsburg is replaced by Eugene Volokh.

HAPPY 15TH BLOGGIVERSARY TO THE VOLOKH CONSPIRACY. It took me several months to convince Eugene to …

HAPPY 15TH BLOGGIVERSARY TO THE VOLOKH CONSPIRACY. It took me several months to convince Eugene to start blogging, but it was worth it!

If You're Going To Forge A Fake Court Order To Delete Search Results, Maybe Don't Choose A Prenda Case

4 months agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Eugene Volokh, just recently teamed up with Paul Levy to track down who was behind a scam abusing the court system with forged or fraudulent court documents to get questionable or fake court orders to force Google to takedown links. It's a sketchy (and illegal) "reputation management" trick and it appears that at least a few folks are doing it. Show More Summary

Social media “right to be forgotten”

4 months agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

A First-Amendment-hostile concept pioneered in Europe, the “right to be forgotten,” rears its head in the New York assembly, though it looks unlikely to go anywhere soon [Eugene Volokh, Scott Shackford/Reason, earlier] Tags: First Amendment,...Show More Summary

Free speech roundup

4 months agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

“Utah poised to outlaw mentioning people’s names online with intent to ‘abuse’ or ‘harass’” [Eugene Volokh] In win for Paul Alan Levy, Eugene Volokh & co., filer of fake R.I. lawsuits aimed at search engine takedown agrees to settleShow More Summary

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