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29 Jun 2018, 3:52 am by Walter Olson
” [Karol Markowicz on Brooklyn pol who’s bragged of pressuring venues to cancel GOP and NRA events] “Free Speech in International Perspective” symposium this month at Cato Unbound includes Jacob Mchangama, Anthony Leaker, Jeremy Waldron, Jonathan Rauch; “An opinion, however moronic or unfair, is absolutely protected [absent special circumstances not present here]…. [read post]
29 Jan 2018, 3:05 am by Walter Olson
Two new podcast series on free speech: “Make No Law,” from Ken White (Popehat) on Legal Talk Network; Clear and Present Danger: A History of Free Speech from Jacob Mchangama for FIRE and other groups; No, Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act does not require tech companies to provide a “neutral public forum. [read post]
10 Sep 2017, 9:05 am by Walter Olson
It’s a very old one, which again and again results in governments’ enshrining their particular version of orthodoxy as truth [Jacob Mchangama, Quillette] Tags: free speech, newspapers, publishers, social media Regulating “fake news” is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our legal system [read post]
29 May 2017, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
“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 News Could Move Us Closer to a Modern-Day ‘1984’” [Flemming Rose and Jacob Mchangama, Washington Post/Cato] Glad to be in America with our First Amendment: EU acts to adopt Europe-wide rules requiring social… [read post]
18 Jul 2016, 9:15 pm by Walter Olson
The European Union may bring member states before the European Court of Justice for protecting freedom of expression too vigorously, reports Jacob Mchangama. [read post]
1 Mar 2016, 10:48 am by Walter Olson
Denmark had allowed its old blasphemy law to fall into disuse, but now it’s reviving prosecutions by way of its ban on hate speech purportedly aimed at religious groups [Jacob Mchangama, Columbia U. [read post]
15 Feb 2016, 10:09 am
: Emerging International Human Rights Norms Pertaining to Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Rosa Freedman & Jacob Mchangama, Expanding or Diluting Human Rights? [read post]
29 Oct 2015, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
., WSJ, paywall] In Denmark, courage of cartoon editors belatedly recognized, yet fear governs press [Jacob Mchangama, Politico Europe] Federal judge: First Amendment forbids Kentucky officials to shut down parenting column written by N.C. psychologist on grounds that it constitutes practice of psychology in Kentucky without a license [Caleb Trotter, Pacific Legal Foundation] “To Tweet or Not to Tweet: How FDA Social Media Guidelines Violate the First Amendment”… [read post]
12 Jan 2015, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
” That includes TV personalities’ tweets disparaging to Glasgow [BBC, Alex Massie/Spectator, Elizabeth Nolan Brown] More: Calls mount for repeal of Australia Section 18C speech-crime law, which would ban the French magazine Charlie Hebdo if someone tried to publish it down there [Australian, Sydney Morning Herald, earlier on Andrew Bolt case] “Hate speech” concept got rolling when Stalin used it as weapon against democracies [Jacob Mchangama, Hoover, a… [read post]
11 May 2012, 5:41 am by Walter Olson
“Union Uses NAFTA To Fight Alabama Immigration Law” [Sean Higgins, IBD] “UN hunger expert investigates Canada” [Hillel Neuer, National Post]“Everyone’s grievances can thus be transformed into human rights violations” [Jacob Mchangama and Aaron Rhodes, Freedom Rights Project, PDF] Admittedly, at a “lefty Quaker school in the Northeast”: “You know international law is getting some traction when your fourth-grader is being… [read post]
28 Nov 2011, 6:49 am by Walter Olson
” [Wendy Kaminer, Brendan O'Neill] Jacob Mchangama of Danish think tank CEPOS on blasphemy laws and Islam-critical speech [Nov. 4 FedSoc., PDF] Niall Ferguson to sue LRB scribe? [read post]