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See what happens when a tweet goes viral?

All the gossipy, vicious Nazi fun goes out of the world when someone sues for defamation. This, from John Ross’s Volokh Report’s summaries of federal cases: Twitter flips out after woman at rally for then-candidate Donald Trump sieg heils in … Continue reading

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Roger Stone settles defamation lawsuit

Over the past few years I’ve read a lot of complaints from all sorts of people who wonder why politicians don’t sue people who defame them in public fora such as the National Enquirer. The answer is sort of complicated. … Continue reading

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Defamation: Trump’s ignorance about the law and the First Amendment

The creature just does not understanding anything. A solid read from Publisher’s Marketplace, with a little bit of bolding: A Different Fury: Trump Inspires Free Speech Defenders President Trump gave a big boost to nonprofits that safeguard freedom of the … Continue reading

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