Archive for September, 2015

South Park shows Trump being brutally raped to death

by   |  09.25.15  |  Free Speech

South Park’s creators launched a scathing attack on The Donald which often crossed the boundaries of taste as it showed the Republican Presidential candidate being raped to death. More »

This man was arrested for anti-police Facebook posts. Then, he sued.

by   |  09.24.15  |  Free Speech

Hat tip to Comm Law student Allison Brown: More »

Sean Penn Files $10 Million Defamation Lawsuit Against ‘Empire’ Co-Creator Lee Daniels

by   |  09.22.15  |  Free Speech

Penn says that Daniels accused him of domestic violence with a comparison to Terrence Howard. More »

Group libel / “hate speech” charges in Montana dismissed

by   |  09.16.15  |  Free Speech

Montana trial court says Montana’s broad criminal libel statute violates the First Amendment. More »

YouTube ‘Dancing Baby’ Copyright Ruling Sets Fair Use Guideline

by   |  09.14.15  |  Free Speech

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On Monday, in a famous case that has become symbolic of clashes over copyright online, a federal court ruled that copyright holders must consider fair use before asking YouTube to remove content. More »