Tag: Free Speech

  • Is New Jersey’s Revenge-Porn Statute Constitutional?

    In Are Statutes Criminalizing Revenge Porn Constitutional? I considered Mary Anne Franks’s proposed statute aimed at revenge porn, and concluded that lower courts considering the constitutionality of the statute will be constrained by current Supreme Court precedent to find the statute unconstitutional. At least three states—New Jersey, California, and Texas—have statutes that would criminalize revenge […]

  • Doin’ it Wrong on Twitter (updated)

    My friend "Gideon" (of A Public Defender fame) asked an intriguing question on Twitter: @tbuhl's twitter profile proclaims "no tweets are publishable". What does that mean? By "not publishable," I suspected that "investigative journalist" Teri Buhl (you'll see the reason for the doubt quotes in a moment) meant "not worth publishing," which is ironic and […]