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10 Oct 2016, 4:10 pm by Paul Levy
by Paul Alan LevyI had previously suggested that similarities in the wording of consent orders in Patel v. [read post]
4 Nov 2019, 3:01 am by Walter Olson
” [Paul Alan Levy] How courts draw the line on when menacing language triggers the “true threat” exception to First Amendment protection [Federalist Society teleforum with Eugene Volokh, John Elwood, and Michael Dreeben] “Should Congress Pass A ‘Deep Fakes’ Law? [read post]
15 Aug 2012, 9:22 pm by Walter Olson
. “It is hard to square this subpoena with long-established protections for the right to speak anonymously,” writes Paul Alan Levy [CL&P] After the subpoena, which the newspaper is resisting, touched off a controversy, two commissioners reportedly “placed partial blame on The Commercial Appeal for reporting the subpoena.” Eugene Volokh wonders why there would be anything wrong with the newspaper blowing the whistle: “I… [read post]
27 Jan 2008, 9:03 pm
See also: Victoria Pynchon, IP ADR blog, TechDirt later post, Paul Alan Levy @ CL&P. [read post]
2 Dec 2019, 3:03 am by Walter Olson
Public.Resource.Org, earlier here and here] Update: federal judge Kaplan imposes sanctions on alleged “copyright troll” Richard Liebowitz, further complications ensue [Eugene Volokh, more, ABA Journal, earlier] How Coca-Cola responds to flavor suggestions from fans on Twitter [Mike Masnick] “California Man Gets Sued After Trying To Trademark Bully A Theme Park’ [Timothy Geigner, TechDirt] “Like Righthaven before it, the Higbee firm has been… [read post]
14 Jul 2012, 5:50 am by Walter Olson
“staggering chutzpah” copyright lawyer Evan Stone [Paul Alan Levy, Eugene Volokh, earlier here and here] Court says board members of NYC apartment co-ops can be sued personally over alleged bias [Reuters] “FASB retreats from disastrous litigation disclosure requirement proposal” [Alison Frankel, Reuters via PoL, earlier] Tweet Tags: accounting, animal rights, Barack Obama, housing discrimination, pleading, real estate,… [read post]
23 Feb 2018, 3:05 am by Walter Olson
You don’t have to think porn’s OK, or that speech never does harm, to see that Ross Douthat’s censorship ideas will fall flat on their face [Rick Garnett/Prawfs, Taylor Millard/Hot Air quoting me, Elizabeth Nolan Brown, Tyler Cowen] Group libel theory meets nationalism in Europe’s censorship creep: “Poland Passes Bill Criminalizing Claims Of Its Complicity In The Holocaust” [Colin Dwyer/NPR, Eugene Volokh, Jacob Sullum] “Arizona Bar… [read post]
23 Dec 2015, 3:34 pm by Paul Levy
by Paul Alan LevyLast week the Seventh Circuit addressed several recurring issues pertaining to libel law in McCarthy v. [read post]
31 Aug 2016, 11:14 am by Eugene Volokh
Bigstock From Paul Alan Levy (Public Citizen), who represented the customer and her husband; here’s an excerpt (some paragraph breaks added): A state District Court in Dallas (Judge Jim Jordan of the 160th District) has struck down a lawsuit over a non-disparagement clause in a form consumer agreement, holding that it could not be enforced against a consumer who expressed dissatisfaction about the service provided by a local business. [read post]
5 Jul 2017, 1:55 pm by Eugene Volokh
In any event, this led Paul Alan Levy and me to investigate what seems to be a pattern of such fake-defendant libel takedown orders — at least about two dozen seem to fit that mold, and several of them have been linked to reputation management companies run by one Richart Ruddie (such as Profile Defenders). [read post]
19 Sep 2019, 1:02 pm by Eugene Volokh
From Paul Alan Levy of Public Citizen (Consumer Law & Policy Blog): The personal and commercial heirs of the deceased photographer Korda, best known for the iconic photograph of Che Guevara that has adorned Tshirts and posters displayed by young admirers for fifty years, have issued a takedown demand to Liberty Maniacs over its sales of parody items that display the photo's cap and hair but replace Guevara's visage with, alternately, Donald… [read post]
26 Mar 2014, 8:30 am by Paul Levy
by Paul Alan LevyWhen I first read Judge Kozinski’s decision for a majority of a panel of the Ninth Circuit, holding that Cindy Lee Garcia, who has received death threats because her role in the movie Innocence of Muslims makes her appear to have cast serious aspersions on the prophet Mohammed, could assert her copyright in her five second performance and thus demand removal of the entire film from YouTube on infringement grounds, I had very mixed feelings. [read post]
10 Jul 2012, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
” [Popehat on case of Ranaan Katz (Miami Heat), more, PoL] “Malaysian Arrest of Borders Clerk for Selling Allegedly Blasphemous Book” [Volokh] “Debunk a ‘Miracle’ – Go to Jail for Blasphemy In India” [Ronald Bailey] Careful about pouncing on The Oatmeal, you might suffer a quicksand-like fate [Greenfield, Paul Alan Levy,Popehat] Tweet Tags: bloggers and the law, First Amendment, free speech, India, Malaysia… [read post]
16 Dec 2019, 3:06 am by Walter Olson
Claiborne Hardware [Eugene Volokh first and second posts on Arkansas challenge, David Bernstein first and second posts] My own views on anti-Israel-boycott and anti-BDS laws here, and related; Officials in Lafayette County, Wisconsin quickly back off “completely bananas” suggestion of prosecuting news outlets that report “selectively” on water quality test results [Bruce Vielmetti, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Patrick Marley update] Some IP claims are… [read post]
18 Apr 2016, 1:28 pm by Eugene Volokh
Paul Alan Levy (Public Citizen) responds on McCall’s behalf, and I believe the law is on Levy’s side: It is your contention, apparently, that an ordinary and reasonably prudent consumer would tend to be confused about whether it is the Sanders campaign that is promoting Sanders’ candidacy by associating him with the 19th Century theoreticians of the communist movement as well as with three ruthless Communist Party dictators. [read post]
9 May 2019, 9:48 am by Eugene Volokh
Thanks to Paul Alan Levy (Public CItizen) for the pointer. [read post]
9 Feb 2017, 11:44 am by Eugene Volokh
Congratulations to Paul Alan Levy of Public Citizen Litigation Group, who has been litigating this case (and who co-wrote our initial post on the subject). [read post]
23 Feb 2021, 5:01 am by Eugene Volokh
Paul Alan Levy of Public Citizen, whose work I trust and admire, posted this at the Consumer Law & Policy blog a week ago; I e-mailed plaintiff's counsel to see if they were willing to pass along their side of the story, but got no response: Our latest case about the right to speak anonymously is in federal court in Chicago, flowing from a dispute between a prominent vlogger named Cristina Villegas and a plastic surgeon named David Shifrin who, Villegas… [read post]