Tag Archives: Speech

The Daily Show Trolls Trump With His Own 2004 Speech

Kudos to the Daily Show for unearthing this 2004 commencement speech delivered by not-yet-president Donald Trump. It's priceless to hear Trump say "Never, ever give up. Don't give up. Don't allow it to happen. If there's a concrete wall in… … Continue reading

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Facebook, Twitter Turn to Right-Leaning Groups to Help Referee Political Speech – WSJ

The world’s biggest social-media companies, under fire for failing to police content on their sites, have invited an array of outside groups to help them figure out who should be banned and what’s considered unacceptable. via www.wsj.com Pesky paywall. Read … Continue reading

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Fair Use Continued to Bear the Weight of Protecting Speech and Innovation: 2018 in Review

Fair use provides breathing space in copyright law, making sure that control of the right to copy and distribute doesn’t become control of the right to create and innovate. New technologies and services depend on the creation of multiple copies … Continue reading

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Hate speech does not OK eroding 1st Amendment – Fairfax criminal lawyer

Hate speech does not justify eroding the First Amendment, says Fairfax criminal lawyer. Hate speech and hate crimes remain too prevalent in society. The following are but a few examples: Dylann Roof's racism led him to commit mass murder at … Continue reading

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Nevada Lawyer Article about Employee Speech in the Workplace

I recently wrote an article for the Nevada Lawyer about free speech in the workplace. Many people assume the Free Speech Clause in the First Amendment protects employees from discipline by employers when employees say things their employers don’t want … Continue reading

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