Friday, May 14, 2010
Minnesota "Kevorkian" case tests limits of Internet free speech
The story in the New York Times Friday May 14 is by Monica Davey, with link here.
It’s interesting because some conservatives have suggested that new Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan favors government restriction of free speech when for the common good (but that happens in China). Check Wesley Pruden’s editorial in the Washington Times today, “The First Amendment under ‘Progressive’ Siege”, link here.
Anderson Cooper presented this story on May 19 and interviewed legal advisor Jeffrey Toobin, who feels that a judge may not let it go to trial, even though the defendant's behavior seems "creepy".