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[Eugene Volokh] Crime to Tweet About People Intending to “Abuse” Them?

Mehros Nassersharifi is being charged with making "a telecommunication" "with purpose to harass, intimidate, or abuse a person at the premises to which the telecommunication was made" (Ohio Rev. Code § 2917.21(A)(1)), by creat[ing] a Twitter account named "Perrysburg Girls … Continue reading

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[Eugene Volokh] Configuring Gmail to E-Mail Another Address When an E-Mail Arrives?

Dear readers: I'd like to get a message at my main UCLA email address whenever an email arrives at my gmail account. I don't want to have the email forwarded; I just want a message saying something like "you have … Continue reading

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[Eugene Volokh] Libel, Time, Brexit, and Monaco

An allegedly bogus dossier on plaintiff was sent by defendant to a third party in 2003 — and then hit the news in 2017. Can plaintiff sue for libel?From Chandler v. Berlin, decided today by District Judge Amit Mehta (moved … Continue reading

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[Eugene Volokh] “Your Honor, My Stomach Just Naturally Produced Alcohol”

"Auto-brewery syndrome" (or "gut fermentation syndrome") is apparently a thing — but, the Maine high court says, the judge permissibly excluded a particular expert who wanted to testify this thing might have happened in this case.From State v. Burbank, decided … Continue reading

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[Eugene Volokh] When the Fat Lady's Cat is Singing to the Genie, and the Bottle Has Fallen Out of the Bag …

An interesting decision called United States v. Suppressed.From United States v. Suppressed, decided yesterday by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois: Before the court is the Chicago Tribune Company, LLC's … motion to intervene and to … Continue reading

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