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Social media law roundup

Was this an entry in a contest to draft the most unconstitutional bill? “Florida Bill Would Make It a Crime for Minors to Post Pictures of Guns on Social Media” [Eugene Volokh] “Everyone involved in politics has bad days, when one’s interests conflict with one’s ideals.” But conservatives should resist the temptation to call in government to regulate the Internet [John Samples] New Republican interest in antitrust explainable by wish to bust corporations considered unfriendly to Republicans [...
Tags: Facebook, Florida, Guns, Law, Uncategorized, Elizabeth Warren, Social Media, Antitrust, Warren, Lafayette, Eugene Volokh, Steven Greenhut, Wrong Right, Scott Shackford, Elizabeth Nolan Brown, John Samples


(Some) conservatives for social media regulation

“It was quite something to hear Republicans sounding like Elizabeth Warren on a trust-busting bender, but it is difficult to take seriously the proposition that what’s at work here is concern about monopoly power, Supreme Court precedents, or anything of the sort: This is about friends and enemies, and Republicans have decided that Silicon Valley is the enemy.” [Kevin Williamson, National Review] “Trump allies propose nationalizing Facebook, Google data” [Jason Tashea, ABA Journal] And see John ...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Supreme Court, Law, Uncategorized, Elizabeth Warren, Social Media, Silicon Valley, ABA Journal, Trump, Facebook Google, Wrong Right, Regulatory Retaliation, Jason Tashea, Thomas Hazlett, John Hinderaker


Supreme Court and constitutional law roundup

New York Times suggests Justice Clarence Thomas’s opinions borrow too much language from briefs and lower courts. Orin Kerr on why that’s unfair; Prosecutors have too much leeway to request freeze on defendant’s assets pending trial [Ilya Shapiro, Cato] Certiorari petition arising from Newman/Chiasson prosecution: “Obama Administration Gambles On Supreme Court Review Of Insider-Trading Case” [Daniel Fisher] “Another Chance To Clean Up ‘Trial by Formula’ Class Actions” [Andrew Grossman/Cato...
Tags: Same-sex Marriage, Supreme Court, Privacy, Uncategorized, New York Times, Class Actions, National Review, Tyson Foods, Clarence Thomas, Obergefell, Daniel Fisher, Media Post, Prosecution, Orin Kerr, Mens Rea, Wrong Right