Eugene Volokh

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Name: Eugene Volokh
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

'Heckler's veto' affirmed; in search of credibility

The idea that school administrators do and should have broad authority to set peacekeeping rules strikes The Right Stuff as self-evident. In this, it finds itself generally in agreement with the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. But, as the saying more ... [Published Tampa Tribune - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Volokh Conspiracy: A poem for Ezekiel Emanuel, from Rudyard Kipling

Ezekiel Emanuel, brother of former Obama Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel and former Special Advisor for Health Policy to Peter Orszag, has an Atlantic article titled, “Why I Hope to Die at 75,” and subtitled, “An argument that society and families — and you ... [Published Washington Post - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Volokh Conspiracy: Michael Berry and Nabiha Syed, guest-blogging next week about Drone Law

I’m delighted to report that Michael Berry and Nabiha Syed (both of whom practice media law at Levine Sullivan Koch & Schulz, LLP), authors of Journo-Drones: A Flight over the Legal Landscape (published recently in the Communications Lawyer), will be ... [Published Washington Post - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Volokh Conspiracy: Permanent resident legal aliens have a Second Amendment right to possess guns

So holds Fotoudis v. City & County of Honolulu (D. Haw. Sept. 17, 2014) . The court held that Hawaii’s laws banning gun possession by all aliens both violated the Equal Protection Clause — by discriminating against legal permanent resident aliens, something ... [Published Washington Post - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

9th Circuit decision in high school free speech case causes dismay

The 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals rejected a bid for an en banc hearing of case brought by Live Oak High School students of Morgan Hill in North California after the administration kept them from wearing U.S. flag T-shirts on Cinco de Mayo day in ... [Published Noodls - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Appeals Court Strikes Down "Improper Photography" Law

A Texas appeals court has ruled the state can't ban "improper photography" in public places, striking down a sweeping law that criminalized photos taken in public "with the intent to arouse or gratify the sexual desire of any person."Like many free speech ... [Published Houston Press - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Volokh Conspiracy: High school principal removes large flags from students’ trucks on 9/11

Reader Robert Dittmer points to a story that hit the national news Tuesday; here’s what seems to be the best source on this , from Spartanburg Herald Journal reporter Kim Kinzey on Sept. 12:Woodruff High School Principal Aaron Fulmer said he was simply ... [Published Washington Post - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Volokh Conspiracy: Texas’ highest criminal court strikes down ‘improper photography’ statute

I’m delighted to report that yesterday the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals handed down Ex parte Thompson (Tex. Ct. Crim. App. Sept. 17, 2014) (8-to-1, with Judge Meyers dissenting without opinion). This was a UCLA First Amendment Amicus Brief Clinic case, ... [Published Washington Post - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Law professors debate campaign finance reform

Super PACs, access to government officials and donation caps emerged as critical points of discussion at a Janus Forum debate on campaign finance Wednesday evening.The event featured Lawrence Lessig, professor of law at Harvard, and Eugene Volokh, professor ... [Published Brown Daily Herald - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 3 reports

Volokh Conspiracy: In Syracuse (N.Y.), it’s a crime to exhibit a coffin in any place visible to passersby

Revised General Ordinances § 16-43:No undertaker or other person shall exhibit any coffin, shroud or other habiliment of the grave upon any sidewalk, in any show window, or other place where the same may be observed by anyone passing upon any street or ... [Published Washington Post - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 2 reports

Volokh Conspiracy: Last American jurisdiction with a total handgun ban?

The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands is part of U.S. sovereign territory . It also (1) totally bans handguns, (2) bans carrying all guns , even in the home , (3) requires licenses for long guns, which are allegedly not granted for months on ... [Published Washington Post - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

EUGENE VOLOKH: Christians, Muslims, the heckler’s veto, and liberal judges….

EUGENE VOLOKH: Christians, Muslims, the heckler’s veto, and liberal judges. ... [Published Instapundit - Aug 29 2014]
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"Here's the practical problem," Volokh says. "these days, with the internet, it's quite easy for somebody, especially for somebody with very little money, to make very damaging and entirely false accusations about someone on the internet...and those statements are potentially visible to lots and lots of people." If defendants can just reword, rephrase, and re-post defamatory statements because there's no court order that keeps them from doing so, sure, they might...

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'Heckler's veto' affirmed; in search of credibi... [Published Tampa Tribune - Sep 21 2014]
Volokh Conspiracy: A poem for Ezekiel Emanuel, ... [Published Washington Post - Sep 20 2014]
Volokh Conspiracy: Michael Berry and Nabiha Sye... [Published Washington Post - Sep 19 2014]
Volokh Conspiracy: Permanent resident legal ali... [Published Washington Post - Sep 19 2014]
Nevada Supreme Court Upholds Fraud Verdict Agai... [Published JD Supra - Sep 19 2014]
9th Circuit decision in high school free speech... [Published Noodls - Sep 18 2014]
Volokh Conspiracy: High school principal remove... [Published Washington Post - Sep 18 2014]
Appeals Court Strikes Down "Improper Photograph... [Published Houston Press - Sep 18 2014]
Volokh Conspiracy: Texas’ highest criminal cour... [Published Washington Post - Sep 18 2014]
Air Force Lifts Requirement For Enlistees To Sa... [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Sep 18 2014]
Law professors debate campaign finance reform [Published Brown Daily Herald - Sep 18 2014]
Abuse In The Public Eye, Ctd [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Sep 15 2014]
Free Speech At Berkeley [Published Transterrestrial Musings - Sep 15 2014]
Volokh Conspiracy: ‘Freedom from Speech,’ by Gr... [Published Washington Post - Sep 15 2014]
Volokh Conspiracy: Flotsam, jetsam, and ___ [Published Washington Post - Sep 15 2014]
You Can Be an Atheist or Be in the Air Force, B... [Published Care2 - Sep 13 2014]
Volokh Conspiracy: Did California make it illeg... [Published Washington Post - Sep 12 2014]
Volokh Conspiracy: 2 = 1, for sufficiently smal... [Published Washington Post - Sep 12 2014]
Volokh Conspiracy: ‘Desecration … of venerated ... [Published Washington Post - Sep 12 2014]
Volokh Conspiracy: Ohio ban on knowingly false ... [Published Washington Post - Sep 12 2014]
Volokh Conspiracy: 15-year mandatory minimum fe... [Published Washington Post - Sep 11 2014]
Rebuttal to Volokh's CyerVor post [Published Errata Security - Sep 11 2014]
Rebuttal to Volokh’s CyerVor post [Published Security Bloggers Network - Sep 11 2014]
Volokh Conspiracy: Marcus Christian on CyberVor... [Published Washington Post - Sep 11 2014]
Volokh Conspiracy: In Syracuse (N.Y.), it’s a c... [Published Washington Post - Sep 10 2014]
Volokh Conspiracy: On America, American, and Am... [Published Washington Post - Sep 10 2014]
Volokh Conspiracy: Crazy fact: Some English wor... [Published Washington Post - Sep 10 2014]
Volokh Conspiracy: Free speech and civility at ... [Published Washington Post - Sep 09 2014]
Volokh Conspiracy: Buys Ballot’s Law [Published Washington Post - Sep 09 2014]
Volokh Conspiracy: Last American jurisdiction w... [Published Washington Post - Sep 08 2014]
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Air Force Lifts Requirement For Enlistees To Sa... [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Sep 18 2014]
Earlier this month, I noted the case of an unnamed member of the Air Force who had been denied reenlistment because he declined to say “so help me God” at the end of his enlistment oath. As I noted at the time, while this language is set forth ...
Abuse In The Public Eye, Ctd [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Sep 15 2014]
With the Oscar Pistorius verdict reached (and seen above), many are comparing the case to the Ray Rice incident, including Charlayne Hunter-Gault : Of course, it’s a coincidence that these two cases are in the public eye at the same moment, thousands ...
Rebuttal to Volokh's CyerVor post [Published Errata Security - Sep 11 2014]
The "Volkh Conspiracy" is a wonderful libertarian law blog. Strangely, in the realm of cyber, Volokh ignores his libertarian roots and instead chooses authoritarian commentators, like NSA lawyer Stewart Baker or former prosecutor Marcus Christian. I suspect ...
Rebuttal to Volokh’s CyerVor post [Published Security Bloggers Network - Sep 11 2014]
The "Volkh Conspiracy" is a wonderful libertarian law blog. Strangely, in the realm of cyber, Volokh ignores his libertarian roots and instead chooses authoritarian commentators, like NSA lawyer Stewart Baker or former prosecutor Marcus Christian. I suspect ...
EUGENE VOLOKH HAS WRITTEN ABOUT SECOND AMENDMEN... [Published Instapundit - Sep 06 2014]
EUGENE VOLOKH HAS WRITTEN ABOUT SECOND AMENDMENT RIGHTS TO CARRY NON-LETHAL WEAPONS, and I talked about the subject as well in my Second Amendment Penumbras piece. Now Eugene presents this: Amicus brief supporting the Second Amendment right to ...
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