16 Jun 2008, 10:55 pm
O'Brien has acknowledged this is the first time the federal statute on accessing protected computers has been used in a social-networking case.Rebecca Lonergan, a former federal prosecutor who now teaches law at the University of Southern California, has said use of statute, known as the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, may be open to challenge.Lonergan said the crimes covered by the law involve obtaining information from a computer, not sending messages out to harass… [read post]
18 Sep 2008, 7:41 pm
"However, the change in frequency and duration of registration was not punitive or burdensome enough to violate the state's retroactivity clause, the judge ruled.Paul Skendelas, who served as Toles' public defender, expects the ruling to be appealed.Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien could not be reached for comment.Although Schneider's ruling applies only to Toles, Skendelas expects it to be "persuasive"… [read post]
[Eugene Volokh] May the Law Ban Calls to Government Offices "Using Indecent Language" "With Intent to Harass or Embarrass"?
8 Jun 2020, 12:28 pm
O'Brien, 391 U.S. 367, 377 (1968)). [read post]
[Eugene Volokh] Woman Banned from "Making Any … Public Allegations Against" Ex, a Police Sergeant, "on Social Media"
30 Apr 2020, 5:01 am
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29 Oct 2011, 2:33 pm
Court: U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals Docket: 10-9526 October 20, 2011 Judge: O'Brien Areas of Law: Government & Administrative Law, Immigration Law Petitioner Arther Deyke Kasonso petitioned the Tenth Circuit to review of a Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) order denying his motion for reconsideration. [read post]