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The Rise Of The Working Class Shareholder: An Application, An Extension And A Challenge, Kent Greenfield 2019 Boston College Law School

The Rise Of The Working Class Shareholder: An Application, An Extension And A Challenge, Kent Greenfield

Kent Greenfield

A review and analysis of David Webber's book The Rise of the Working Class Shareholder, with ideas on how to extend his points, and a challenge to one of his underlying assumptions with regard to the impact of Citizens United v Federal Election Commission.


Speech Narcissism, Terri R. Day, Danielle Weatherby 2019 University of Florida Levin College of Law

Speech Narcissism, Terri R. Day, Danielle Weatherby

Florida Law Review

From its embryonic stage during the civil rights era to its modern-day presence on college campuses, the political correctness movement has undergone an extreme metamorphosis. In the university setting, it was originally intended to welcome diverse views by encouraging minority students to feel part of the learning environment and to contribute to the “marketplace of ideas.” Recently, however, as students more frequently demand trigger warnings and safe spaces in response to speech that they deem personally offensive, the use of political correctness measures on college campuses has had the unintended consequence of chilling speech. Contrary to longstanding First Amendment principles ...


Digitizing The Schoolhouse Gate: Protecting Students’ Off-Campus Cyberspeech By Switching The Safety On Tinker’S Trigger, Joshua Rieger 2019 University of Florida Levin College of Law

Digitizing The Schoolhouse Gate: Protecting Students’ Off-Campus Cyberspeech By Switching The Safety On Tinker’S Trigger, Joshua Rieger

Florida Law Review

Secondary-school students regularly engage in cyberspeech both inside and outside the schoolhouse gate. Internet-era forms of communication allow these students to produce off-campus cyberspeech that can easily be accessed or brought onto campus by other students or faculty. As early as the 1990s, public-school administrations began punishing students for off-campus cyberspeech, accessed or brought onto campus, that the administrations deemed threatening, intimidating, harassing, or generally inappropriate for the school setting. Parents continue to challenge public-school administrations’ punishments of their children by filing civil suits in federal courts claiming these administrations violated their children’s First Amendment right to free speech ...


Redefining “Revenge Porn” Reform: A View From The Front Lines, Mary Anne Franks 2019 University of Florida Levin College of Law

Redefining “Revenge Porn” Reform: A View From The Front Lines, Mary Anne Franks

Florida Law Review

The legal and social landscape of “revenge porn” has changed dramatically in the last few years. Before 2013, only three states criminalized the unauthorized disclosure of sexually explicit images of adults and few people had ever heard the term “revenge porn.” As of July 2017, thirty-eight states and Washington, D.C. had criminalized the conduct; federal criminal legislation on the issue had been introduced in Congress; Google, Facebook, and Twitter had banned nonconsensual pornography from their platforms; and the term “revenge porn” had been added to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary. I have had the privilege of playing a role in many ...


Corporate Power And Campaign Finance, H. Kent Greenfield 2019 Boston College Law School

Corporate Power And Campaign Finance, H. Kent Greenfield

Kent Greenfield

Chapter in a book about answers to the policy problems created by Citizens United, focusing on the possibility of using corporate governance to transform corporations into positive players in the public space.


Regulating Habit-Forming Technology, Kyle Langvardt 2019 University of Detroit Mercy School of Law

Regulating Habit-Forming Technology, Kyle Langvardt

Fordham Law Review

Tech developers, like slot machine designers, strive to maximize the user’s “time on device.” They do so by designing habit-forming products— products that draw consciously on the same behavioral design strategies that the casino industry pioneered. The predictable result is that most tech users spend more time on device than they would like, about five hours of phone time a day, while a substantial minority develop life-changing behavioral problems similar to problem gambling. Other countries have begun to regulate habit-forming tech, and American jurisdictions may soon follow suit. Several state legislatures today are considering bills to regulate “loot boxes ...


This Isn't Lochner, It's The First Amendment: Reorienting The Right To Contract And Commercial Speech, William French 2019 Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

This Isn't Lochner, It's The First Amendment: Reorienting The Right To Contract And Commercial Speech, William French

Northwestern University Law Review

The commercial speech doctrine has long weathered accusations that it is simply an attempt to reinvigorate the laissez-faire protections provided by Lochner v. New York. The modern interpretation of Lochner is generally condemnatory, arguing that its “right to contract” is a symbol of the Supreme Court’s unprincipled decision to impose its own economic preferences upon the nation. Even though Lochnerism itself has been dead for nearly 100 years, some scholars believe that the First Amendment’s commercial speech doctrine is on its way to replicating the defenses provided by the right to contract. The argument goes that because speech ...


Table Of Contents, Seattle University Law Review 2019 Seattle University School of Law

Table Of Contents, Seattle University Law Review

Seattle University Law Review

No abstract provided.


The Rise Of The Viewpoint-Discrimination Principle, Lackland H. Bloom Jr. 2019 Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law

The Rise Of The Viewpoint-Discrimination Principle, Lackland H. Bloom Jr.

SMU Law Review Forum

The Supreme Court’s freedom-of-speech jurisprudence is complicated. There are few hard and fast rules. One is that judicially-imposed prior restraints on speech are hardly ever permissible. In recent years, another hard and fast rule appears to have developed. It is that the government may never prohibit speech simply on account of its viewpoint. It remains unclear whether this is a per se prohibition or whether such viewpoint-focused regulation must overcome the all but insurmountable burden of serious strict scrutiny. In any event, any governmental rule that attempts to regulate speech based on its point of view will almost certainly ...


What Standards Apply When Freedoms Collide?, Neal Devins 2019 William & Mary Law School

What Standards Apply When Freedoms Collide?, Neal Devins

Neal E. Devins

No abstract provided.


The Trouble With Jaycees, Neal Devins 2019 William & Mary Law School

The Trouble With Jaycees, Neal Devins

Neal E. Devins

No abstract provided.


Fighting For The Fourth "R", Neal Devins 2019 William & Mary Law School

Fighting For The Fourth "R", Neal Devins

Neal E. Devins

No abstract provided.


First Amendment Under Fire: Racial Justice And Hate Speech, Neal Devins, Wornie Reed, Susan Herman, Alex Tsesis 2019 William & Mary Law School

First Amendment Under Fire: Racial Justice And Hate Speech, Neal Devins, Wornie Reed, Susan Herman, Alex Tsesis

Neal E. Devins

No abstract provided.


Federal Funds To Religious Groups: Where Are The First Amendment Boundaries?, Neal Devins 2019 William & Mary Law School

Federal Funds To Religious Groups: Where Are The First Amendment Boundaries?, Neal Devins

Neal E. Devins

No abstract provided.


Brief Amici Curiae Of Electronic Frontier Foundation, 1851 Center For Constitutional Law, And Profs. Jonathan Entin, David F. Forte, Andrew Geronimo, Raymond Ku, Stephen Lazarus, Kevin Francis O’Neill, Margaret Tarkington, Aaron H. Caplan, And Eugene Volokh In Support Of Respondent-Appellant, Joni Bey And Rebecca Rasawehr V. Jeffrey Rasawehr, Supreme Court Of Ohio (Case No. 2019-0295), David Forte, Stephen R. Lazarus, Kevin F. O'Neill, Jonathan L. Entin, Andrew Geronimo, Raymond Ku, Margaret Tarkington, Aaron H. Kaplan, Eugene Volokh 2019 Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University

Brief Amici Curiae Of Electronic Frontier Foundation, 1851 Center For Constitutional Law, And Profs. Jonathan Entin, David F. Forte, Andrew Geronimo, Raymond Ku, Stephen Lazarus, Kevin Francis O’Neill, Margaret Tarkington, Aaron H. Caplan, And Eugene Volokh In Support Of Respondent-Appellant, Joni Bey And Rebecca Rasawehr V. Jeffrey Rasawehr, Supreme Court Of Ohio (Case No. 2019-0295), David Forte, Stephen R. Lazarus, Kevin F. O'Neill, Jonathan L. Entin, Andrew Geronimo, Raymond Ku, Margaret Tarkington, Aaron H. Kaplan, Eugene Volokh

Stephen R Lazarus

The brief argues that the Third District Court of Appeals, in violation of the First Amendment, erred in upholding an injunction that barred defendant from any online postings regarding plaintiff, whether or not those postings were to plaintiff or to third parties.


Brief Amici Curiae Of Electronic Frontier Foundation, 1851 Center For Constitutional Law, And Profs. Jonathan Entin, David F. Forte, Andrew Geronimo, Raymond Ku, Stephen Lazarus, Kevin Francis O’Neill, Margaret Tarkington, Aaron H. Caplan, And Eugene Volokh In Support Of Respondent-Appellant, Joni Bey And Rebecca Rasawehr V. Jeffrey Rasawehr, Supreme Court Of Ohio (Case No. 2019-0295), David Forte, Stephen R. Lazarus, Kevin F. O'Neill, Jonathan L. Entin, Andrew Geronimo, Raymond Ku, Margaret Tarkington, Aaron H. Kaplan, Eugene Volokh 2019 Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University

Brief Amici Curiae Of Electronic Frontier Foundation, 1851 Center For Constitutional Law, And Profs. Jonathan Entin, David F. Forte, Andrew Geronimo, Raymond Ku, Stephen Lazarus, Kevin Francis O’Neill, Margaret Tarkington, Aaron H. Caplan, And Eugene Volokh In Support Of Respondent-Appellant, Joni Bey And Rebecca Rasawehr V. Jeffrey Rasawehr, Supreme Court Of Ohio (Case No. 2019-0295), David Forte, Stephen R. Lazarus, Kevin F. O'Neill, Jonathan L. Entin, Andrew Geronimo, Raymond Ku, Margaret Tarkington, Aaron H. Kaplan, Eugene Volokh

Kevin F. O'Neill

The brief argues that the Third District Court of Appeals, in violation of the First Amendment, erred in upholding an injunction that barred defendant from any online postings regarding plaintiff, whether or not those postings were to plaintiff or to third parties.


Brief Amici Curiae Of Electronic Frontier Foundation, 1851 Center For Constitutional Law, And Profs. Jonathan Entin, David F. Forte, Andrew Geronimo, Raymond Ku, Stephen Lazarus, Kevin Francis O’Neill, Margaret Tarkington, Aaron H. Caplan, And Eugene Volokh In Support Of Respondent-Appellant, Joni Bey And Rebecca Rasawehr V. Jeffrey Rasawehr, Supreme Court Of Ohio (Case No. 2019-0295), David Forte, Stephen R. Lazarus, Kevin F. O'Neill, Jonathan L. Entin, Andrew Geronimo, Raymond Ku, Margaret Tarkington, Aaron H. Kaplan, Eugene Volokh 2019 Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University

Brief Amici Curiae Of Electronic Frontier Foundation, 1851 Center For Constitutional Law, And Profs. Jonathan Entin, David F. Forte, Andrew Geronimo, Raymond Ku, Stephen Lazarus, Kevin Francis O’Neill, Margaret Tarkington, Aaron H. Caplan, And Eugene Volokh In Support Of Respondent-Appellant, Joni Bey And Rebecca Rasawehr V. Jeffrey Rasawehr, Supreme Court Of Ohio (Case No. 2019-0295), David Forte, Stephen R. Lazarus, Kevin F. O'Neill, Jonathan L. Entin, Andrew Geronimo, Raymond Ku, Margaret Tarkington, Aaron H. Kaplan, Eugene Volokh

David F. Forte

The brief argues that the Third District Court of Appeals, in violation of the First Amendment, erred in upholding an injunction that barred defendant from any online postings regarding plaintiff, whether or not those postings were to plaintiff or to third parties.


When Free Speech And Free Enterprise Collide, Cathy Lewis, Timothy Zick, Joe Howell 2019 William & Mary Law School

When Free Speech And Free Enterprise Collide, Cathy Lewis, Timothy Zick, Joe Howell

Timothy Zick

It's been a month since comments by Chick-fil-A President and COO Dan Cathy galvanized some while incensing others, and amplified the nationwide conversation about marriage equality. Instead of revisiting the debate, HearSay host Cathy Lewis examines the complex interplay of civil and economic liberties that first fostered the controversy.


Trans-Border Exclusion And Execution, Timothy Zick 2019 William & Mary Law School

Trans-Border Exclusion And Execution, Timothy Zick

Timothy Zick

No abstract provided.


War And The Politics Of Free Speech, Timothy Zick 2019 William & Mary Law School

War And The Politics Of Free Speech, Timothy Zick

Timothy Zick

No abstract provided.


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