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The First Amendment Couldn’t Care Less About Political Affiliation

The First Amendment Couldn’t Care Less About Political Affiliation

Judge Jill Karofsky, a circuit court judge in an election race for a seat on the Wisconsin Supreme Court, filed a lawsuit claiming that several television ads attacking her record as a district attorney and a judge were defamatory and violated a Wisconsin criminal statute prohibiting knowingly false statements about a candidate intended to influence voting.

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All the President’s Empty Threats

All the President’s Empty Threats

All of the claims that the President asserts start with a huge obstacle in the path to victory: he is complaining about statements made in the context of a political campaign.

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The President Wants You to Stop

The President Wants You to Stop

Within the last month, Donald Trump became the first sitting president to file suits against media organizations, claiming that the New York Times, Washington Post, and CNN defamed him in opinion pieces about Russian influence on his 2016 and 2020 campaigns.

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