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10 Apr 2019, 7:50 am by Eugene Volokh
Robert Welch, Inc., 418 U.S. 323, 349 (1974), requires a showing of "actual malice" before punitive damages are recovered, even in lawsuits brought by private figures. [read post]
12 Feb 2020, 9:01 pm by Neil H. Buchanan
(Chief Justice Roberts refused to read the question, so Paul simply did so outside the Senate chamber in front of TV cameras.)Paul and the Republicans might succeed in punishing that poor soul—and consider the extra dose of tragedy if Paul’s suspect is a Richard Jewell-like patsy, although it will be tragic even if it is not a case of mistaken identity—before the election, given how rabidly they are pursuing vengeance against him or her.Even if they do pull off that dirty… [read post]
29 Sep 2016, 1:20 pm by David Post
A few weeks ago, I read the first of the four volumes of Robert Caro’s sensational biography of LBJ, entitled “The Path to Power,” covering Lyndon Johnson’s boyhood and early political career (up to around 1940) in Texas. [read post]
9 Oct 2019, 9:11 am by Dale Carpenter
"  Legions of critics, including some our own Volokh Conspiracy brethren (for example, here  and here), essentially called it lawless. [read post]
10 Apr 2019, 7:50 am by Eugene Volokh
Robert Welch, Inc., 418 U.S. 323, 349 (1974), requires a showing of “actual malice” before punitive damages are recovered, even in lawsuits brought by private figures. [read post]
24 Aug 2015, 9:00 am
That restriction is not limited to speech that fits within a First Amendment exception, here speech that is intended to and likely to promote imminent lawless conduct, Brandenburg v. [read post]
7 Feb 2017, 1:08 pm by Michael Gerhardt
They can hold hearings and vote against the nomination, as the Senate did when it rejected President Ronald Reagan’s nomination of Judge Robert Bork to the Supreme Court in 1987. [read post]
6 Sep 2014, 12:51 pm by Ken White
"Demagoguery" might fall outside the First Amendment, but only if it satisfies well-established exceptions — such as speech posing a clear and present danger of imminent serious lawless action. freedom and responsibility Advocates of "contextual" views of the First Amendment like to talk about how rights are balanced by responsibilities. [read post]
23 Jun 2008, 1:00 pm
America's Chief Prosecutor at Nuremburg, Justice Robert Jackson, said we were invoking principles that would govern our nation as well as our defeated enemies. [read post]
6 Feb 2008, 9:25 am
Robert McKee had the answer: Storytelling is the art of expressing meaningful change in the life situation of a character in terms of values to which the listener reacts with emotion.This is what lawyers do all the time! [read post]
28 Aug 2015, 9:36 am
FILE – Kody Brown, center, poses with his wives, from left, Janelle, Christine, Meri and Robyn in a promotional photo for TLC’s reality TV show, “Sister Wives. [read post]
18 Sep 2011, 8:18 pm by Patrick S. O'Donnell
PrefaceWhat follows is by way of an introduction to whet your appetite for the subject matter covered in our latest compilation in the Online Research Bibliographies series: Socio-Political Conflict and Nonviolence. [read post]