I was on the California Appellate Law Podcast. An excerpt from the podcast summary: Prof. Eugene Volokh joined us to discuss restraining orders, how many of them violate the First Amendment as unlawful prior restraints, and how you can spot the First Amendment problems. Many restraining orders not only prevent the subject from speaking TO the plaintiff, but from speaking ABOUT the plaintiff, and last INDEFINITELY… [Some] items discussed in the episode:One-to-manySpeech, Criminal Harassment Laws, and “Cyberstalking”, Overbroad Injunctions Against Speech (Especially in Libel and Harassment Cases), Organization for a Better Austin v. Keefe, Chan v. Ellis, “The First Amendment and Refusals to Deal” via Reason. Videos from this episode will be posted at Tim Kowal’s YouTube channel.
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