Thursday, April 28, 2005

The Volokh Conspiracy - -

The Volokh Conspiracy - -: "A brief First Amendment analysis: Joking about shooting the President certainly isn't a crime as such; threatening to shoot the President is. Threats (whether against the President or not) are indeed constitutionally unprotected, but to be a punishable threats, a statement must at least be understood by a reasonable listener as a true threat, rather than just hyperbole (or humor)."
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Eugene Volokh sites cases that are relevant to the Rand Rhodes Show Bit from Monday.

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