Net neutrality has gotten plenty of press as we debate its policy (is it good or bad). But is there a lurking First Amendment issue? Perhaps, and it might not be what you think. First a quick primer. Net neutrality is the requirement that internet-service providers (ISPs) like Comcast, Time Warner, CenturyLink, etc. treat all data on… Read More Net Neutrality & the First Amendment
President Trump just got sued by Twitter users that he (or his aides) allegedly blocked from his Twitter account after those users posted comments to President Trump’s tweets critical of him or his administration. Those blocked users claim that their First Amendment rights are being violated. We read the 25-page complaint, and here is the… Read More A First Amendment Right to Access President Trump’s Twitter Account?
This case has the potential to be one of the most important First Amendment cases you might never hear about. Lester Packingham plead guilty in 2002 to “taking indecent liberties with a child” for having sex with a 13-year-old girl when he was 21. This made him a registered sex offender. Fast forward 8 years.… Read More North Carolina Cannot Prohibit Sex Offenders from Using Facebook