1 Jul 2017, 5:41 pm
The piece is mainly tongue-in-cheek (she urges TV news organizations to adopt John Oliver's dog-centered visuals), but I want to push back on two of her serious points. [read post]
[Eugene Volokh] Is criminal law banning political use of California Assembly video justified by ‘copyright infringement concerns’?
9 Jun 2016, 5:51 am
I blogged two weeks ago about a First Amendment challenge to California Penal Code § 9026.5, which makes it a crime to rebroadcast televised California Assembly proceedings “for any political or commercial purpose, including, but not limited to, any campaign for elective public office or any campaign supporting or opposing a ballot proposition submitted to the electors. [read post]