July 1, 2014

NEW YORK’S HIGHEST COURT strikes down “cyber-bullying” law. “As we have recently made clear, the First Amendment protects annoying and embarrassing speech, even if a child may be exposed to it, so those references would also need to be excised from the definitional section. And, the First Amendment forbids the government from deciding whether protected speech qualifies as ‘legitimate,’ as Albany County has attempted to do.”