VIDEO Will a Judge’s Ruling Against CNN Make It Easier to Sue the Media?

  A defamation suit is allowed to survive in a defeat not only for the cable news network, but also for the MPAA. Donald Trump probably doesn’t know about it, but the guy who once said he wanted to open up libel laws will probably be quite pleased by a new ruling from a Georgia … More VIDEO Will a Judge’s Ruling Against CNN Make It Easier to Sue the Media?

Court Rules Against Florist Who Refused Flowers for Same-sex “Wedding”

  Feb 17, 2017 by  Warren Mass On February 16, the Supreme Court of the State of Washington unanimously upheld a ruling made by a Benton County Superior Court judge in February 2015 stating that a florist in Richland, Washington, who refused to provide flowers to a homosexual couple for their “wedding” violated state consumer … More Court Rules Against Florist Who Refused Flowers for Same-sex “Wedding”

ADF Files Lawsuit for Michigan Students Jailed for Handing Out Pocket Constitutions on Campus

Jan 31, 2017  by  Joe Wolverton, II, J.D. “Do you like freedom and liberty?” Asking this question of some of their fellow students landed three college kids in jail. Here’s the story. Back in September, members of the Young Americans for Liberty (YAL) were handing out pocket copies of the Constitution to their fellow students … More ADF Files Lawsuit for Michigan Students Jailed for Handing Out Pocket Constitutions on Campus

Westin Builds Hotel Next To Austin Music Center ,Then Charges That Music Is A Nuisance

December 30, 2016 jonathanturley There is an interesting case out of Austin Texas that raises the now defunct “coming to the nuisance” doctrine.  There was a time that a defendant could move to dismiss a nuisance case on the basis that the plaintiff moved to the existing nuisance only to challenge it in court.  That … More Westin Builds Hotel Next To Austin Music Center ,Then Charges That Music Is A Nuisance

Law Firm Trolls Indicted In Nationwide Copyright Scheme

December 23, 2016 jonathanturley I have long been critical of our professions bottom-feeders: firms that do little but sue citizens over copyright or trademarks violations and collect small settlements through threatening letters.  In what is remarkably good news, lawyers Paul Hansmeier (right) and John Steele (left) are facing criminal charges over their abusive scheme to … More Law Firm Trolls Indicted In Nationwide Copyright Scheme

Trump Wins Electoral College After Clinton Loses The Most Defections Of “Faithless Elector”

December 20, 2016 jonathanturley The Clinton supporters have been campaigning hard to convince electors to switch their votes from Donald Trump to Hillary Clinton. It was a remarkably hypocritical stance for Clinton who repeatedly called Trump failure to promise to abide by the election results as “horrifying” and unAmerican. Clinton maintained that shocked demeanor all … More Trump Wins Electoral College After Clinton Loses The Most Defections Of “Faithless Elector”

Virginia Faculty Denounce University President’s Quotation of Thomas Jefferson

Virginia Faculty Denounce The University President’s Quotation of Thomas Jefferson In Post-Election Email November 15, 2016 jonathanturley We have previously discussed how students and faculty are stripping away the names and quotations of Founding Fathers and presidents from schools because they were slave owners or due to proven prejudices or biases. I have been critical of … More Virginia Faculty Denounce University President’s Quotation of Thomas Jefferson

VIDEO President Obama Triggers Election Eve Controversy Suggests “Undocumented Citizens” Can Vote

President Obama Triggers Election Eve Controversy With Interview That Suggests “Undocumented Citizens” Can Vote November 6, 2016 jonathanturley One of the controversies that has been raging in this election is the allegation of Republicans, including Donald Trump, that illegal immigrants have been voting around the country. An interview with Hispanic activist group “Mitú” has now … More VIDEO President Obama Triggers Election Eve Controversy Suggests “Undocumented Citizens” Can Vote

VIDEO CNN: It Is Illegal For Voters To Possess Wikileaks Material

  , October 17, 2016 jonathanturley There was an interesting segment on CNN last week where CNN anchor Chris Cuomo reminds viewers for it is illegal for them to “possess” Wikileaks material and that, as a result, they will have to rely on the media to tell them what is in these documents. The legal … More VIDEO CNN: It Is Illegal For Voters To Possess Wikileaks Material

VIDEO Midnight Deadline: State AGs in Court to Stop Obama-UN Internet Transfer

Sept 30, 2016 by   William F. Jasper   Midnight tonight could mark the beginning of a sea change in the governance and control of — and access to — the Internet. Because Congress failed to act to block the Obama-United Nations scheme to transfer of a key part of the Internet architecture to a unaccountable global organization, a … More VIDEO Midnight Deadline: State AGs in Court to Stop Obama-UN Internet Transfer