Eugene Volokh

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Name: Eugene Volokh
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Fremont tightens 'disruptive' speech restrictions

FREMONT -- In a move that has caught the attention of First Amendment advocates, the City Council has tightened restrictions on political protests at some public events, banning "disruptive conduct" and speech that "disturbs and antagonizes" people.The ... [Published San Jose Mercury News - 8 hours ago]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Volokh Conspiracy: New paper on the idea of animus in constitutional law

The Supreme Court’s decision from last summer striking down the Defense of Marriage Act, United States v. Windsor , has spawned a small industry of scholarship analyzing its reasoning and its import for the future, especially on the question whether the ... [Published Washington Post - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 2 reports

NY Prosecutor: Annoying Someone Is A Criminal Act, Especially If It's In Writing

from the because-'on-a-computer' deptSome very interesting claims arose from oral arguments related to a case that has been kicked around the court system for a couple of years now. The case is People v. Golb , one that arose out of an extended disagreement ... [Published Techdirt - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Menacing free speech, judge lets parents be sued for kids' Facebook postings

Earlier, we wrote about a Wisconsin town whose ordinance holds parents liable for bullying by their children, including certain speech. We and law professor Eugene Volokh noted that this raised serious First Amendment issues. Now, a New Jersey judge has ... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 2 reports

Supreme Court Turns Down Elane Photography Case

Sadly, the U.S. Supreme Court declined today to hear the Elane Photography case , which concerned a New Mexico photographer who declined to shoot a same-sex commitment ceremony because of her beliefs defining marriage as one man and one woman. But it ... [Published National Review - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

No consistency in school free-expression rulings

By Jeffrey M. McCallPublic school administrators must have their heads spinning as they try to sort out recent court decisions regarding free-expression rights of students. Principals have the almost impossible task of balancing constitutionally protected ... [Published News Gazette - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

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1. A good post on Michael Lewis and HFT . 2. MBA for scions of Chinese billionaires ? 3. Greg Clark on names . 4. A language in its infancy ?  Is that even a meaningful concept? 5. Interesting review of *Cubed*, a new book on the history of ... [Published Marginal Revolution - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

EUGENE VOLOKH: UC Santa Barbara Vice Chancellor issues statement supporting free speech. Here’…

EUGENE VOLOKH: UC Santa Barbara Vice Chancellor issues statement supporting free speech. Here’s a statement sent around to UCSB students by Michael D. Young, Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs, in the wake of the prosecution of UCSB Prof. Mireille ... [Published Instapundit - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Volokh and Krause: Cyberbullying bill violates First Amendment

On March 12, the Colorado House passed House Bill 1131, on “cyberbullying of a minor.”While undoubtedly well-intended, the bill as written is an unconstitutional restriction on protected speech, and should be swiftly dispatched by the Colorado Senate ... [Published Greeley Tribune - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

EUGENE VOLOKH: Ninth Circuit upholds requirement that guns be either locked or carried on one’s p…

EUGENE VOLOKH: Ninth Circuit upholds requirement that guns be either locked or carried on one’s person. The case is today’s Jackson v. City & County of San Francisco (9th Cir. Mar. 25, 2014). The court concludes that the ban is constitutional, even ... [Published Instapundit - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Eugene Volokh on Hobby Lobby and Free Exercise of Religion

My UCLAW colleague Eugene Volokh has a new ebook on the free exercise issues raised by the pending Obamacare contraception mandate cases. Later this month, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in a...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website ... [Published ProfessorBainbridge.com - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

Updating the case for interventionism

ACA ISSUES, A DICTATOR'S SELF-IMAGE & GLOBAL GROWTH“Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby: Corporate Rights and Religious Liberties” by Eugene Volokh (Cato Institute) — Oral arguments in the case referenced in this book's title will be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Mar 23 2014]

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Fremont tightens 'disruptive' speech restrictions [Published San Jose Mercury News - 8 hours ago]
Volokh Conspiracy: New paper on the idea of ani... [Published Washington Post - Apr 14 2014]
China's Baidu search engine loves democracy, ju... [Published GlobalPost - Apr 14 2014]
NY Prosecutor: Annoying Someone Is A Criminal A... [Published Techdirt - Apr 11 2014]
NY Prosecutor: Annoying Someone Is A Criminal A... [Published Techdirt - Apr 11 2014]
Court rejects EEOC challenge to college backgro... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 10 2014]
Menacing free speech, judge lets parents be sue... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 10 2014]
Why photographers shouldn't have to work at sam... [Published The Week Magazine - Apr 09 2014]
Supreme Court Turns Down Elane Photography Case [Published National Review - Apr 07 2014]
Supreme Court Declines Case Of Photographer Who... [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Apr 07 2014]
Supreme Court Doesn't Want to Be Involved With ... [Published Gawker - Apr 07 2014]
Same-sex marriage and the power of the wedding ... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Apr 07 2014]
Supreme Court won't hear appeal of New Mexico g... [Published Chicago Tribune - Apr 07 2014]
No consistency in school free-expression rulings [Published News Gazette - Apr 06 2014]
Assorted links [Published Marginal Revolution - Apr 03 2014]
Men were forbidden to make "goo-goo eyes" in Ho... [Published Althouse - Apr 02 2014]
9th Circuit's San Francisco Gun Ruling: Correct... [Published Findlaw Corporate Counsel - Mar 31 2014]
Russian government advocates “federal system” f... [Published Washington Post - Mar 31 2014]
Do Search Engines Have Free-Speech Rights? [Published Mashable - Mar 30 2014]
First Amendment helps to acquit Chinese interne... [Published Voice of Russia - Mar 29 2014]
‘China’s Google’ invokes 1st Amendment to beat ... [Published Russia Today - Mar 29 2014]
US judge rules Chinese search engine can block ... [Published GigaOM - Mar 28 2014]
US judge rules Chinese search engine can block ... [Published NewTeeVee - Mar 28 2014]
US judge rules Chinese search engine can block ... [Published GigaOM - Mar 28 2014]
US judge rules Chinese search engine can block ... [Published GigaOM Network - Mar 28 2014]
Should All Companies Be Required to Provide Bir... [Published Pacific Standard - Mar 28 2014]
Federal Court Approves San Francisco Law Requir... [Published AllGov - Mar 27 2014]
EUGENE VOLOKH: UC Santa Barbara Vice Chancellor... [Published Instapundit - Mar 27 2014]
Betsy Ross, meet Cinco de Mayo [Published Stayton Mail - Mar 27 2014]
JEFFREY McCALL: No consistency in school free-e... [Published Kokomo Tribune - Mar 27 2014]
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NY Prosecutor: Annoying Someone Is A Criminal A... [Published Techdirt - Apr 11 2014]
Some very interesting claims arose from oral arguments related to a case that has been kicked around the court system for a couple of years now. The case is People v. Golb , one that arose out of an extended disagreement between two college professors ...
Supreme Court Declines Case Of Photographer Who... [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Apr 07 2014]
Today the Supreme Court announced that it had declined to hear the appeal of an Albuquerque, New Mexico wedding photography studio which had refused to provide services to a same-sex couple that attempted to hire them for a wedding ceremony and ...
Assorted links [Published Marginal Revolution - Apr 03 2014]
1. A good post on Michael Lewis and HFT . 2. MBA for scions of Chinese billionaires ? 3. Greg Clark on names . 4. A language in its infancy ?  Is that even a meaningful concept? 5. Interesting review of *Cubed*, a new book on the history of ...
Men were forbidden to make "goo-goo eyes" in Ho... [Published Althouse - Apr 02 2014]
Back in 1905, Eugene Volokh reports . The term "goo-goo" — referring to eyes or glances (to mean " amorous, ‘spoony’") — is only traced back to 1900 in the (unlinkable) OED, so Houston adopted the slang awfully quickly. Historical examples from the ...
US judge rules Chinese search engine can block ... [Published NewTeeVee - Mar 28 2014]
A federal judge in New York this week dismissed a lawsuit over Chinese company Baidu’s decision to block pro-democracy websites from appearing among its list of U.S. search results. In the decision, which is a rare ruling on the free speech rights of ...
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