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[Eugene Volokh] Videorecording Public Servants in Public

Most federal circuit courts have held that people generally have a right to record what police officers do in public places. But how far does that extend?I think the federal circuit court decisions recognizing a right to videorecord in public … Continue reading

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[Eugene Volokh] Court Feels "Compelled to Express … Dismay at [SUNY Buffalo's] Cavalier Attitude Toward Petitioner's Due Process Rights"

The opinion in Hill v. SUNY Buffalo, decided a week ago by a New York appellate court: Petitioner, an undergraduate student at respondent State University of New York at Buffalo, commenced … [this] proceeding to annul respondent[ SUNY Buffalo's] determination … Continue reading

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[Eugene Volokh] First Circuit Holds Most Anti-Libel Injunctions Are Unconstitutional

The Supreme Court has held that false, defamatory statements are generally constitutionally unprotected against civil damages liability, and even against prosecutions for criminal libel. (Sometimes the plaintiff or the prosecutor may have to show that the defendant knew the statements … Continue reading

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[Eugene Volokh] Just in Time for National Bourbon Day (June 14), a Bourbon Trademark Case

National Bourbon Day is apparently June 14; and, perhaps or perhaps not entirely coincidentally, the Sixth Circuit yesterday released a bourbon trademark law opinion, Sazerac Brands, LLC v. Peristyle, LLC. It's written by Judge Jeffrey Sutton, who was recently interviewed … Continue reading

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[Eugene Volokh] I'll Be on Reddit Tomorrow (Wednesday) for an "Ask Me Anything"

Here's the announcement: On June 13 r/legaladvice will be very pleased to host an "AMA" by UCLA law professor Eugene Volokh. Professor Volokh teaches free speech law, tort law, religious freedom law, church-state relations law, and a First Amendment amicus … Continue reading

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