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There are two sorts of restriction on speech: content-based restrictions and content-neutral restriction. Content-neutral restrictions are “justified without reference to the content of the regulated speech.” Ward v. Rock Against Racism, 491 U.S. 781, 791…

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What’s up with people who oppose hate crime laws? How can you be against laws that protect people from being targeted because of their race, ethnicity, nationality, religion, disabilities, sexual orientation or gender identity? Sing it, sister! How…

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I learned this weekend that the Honorable Herb Ritchie, whom I took to task (albeit without naming him, since he was only an example of the implicit corruption that is tolerated at the Harris County courthouse because it always has been tolerated)…

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Without all of the clothes rending and teeth gnashing about how David Temple murdered his wife (I am familiar with the evidence, and I doubt that he did), I agree with Murray Newman (as often I do) that Kim Ogg should ask that an attorney pro tem be…

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Item the First: Justin Keiter — caught making an unethical argument to a jury, caught hiding Brady information, and not having his contract renewed at the Harris County District Attorney’s Office — has on his first day as a criminal defense lawyer been…

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It looks like Harris County prosecutors are making one last-lap effort at proving Murray’s anonymous commenters wrong and guaranteeing infamy for the prosecutorial tenure of Devon Anderson. Here’s an email from the DA elect to the outgoing First…

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Protip: the government is not in the business of protecting free speech; any apparently pro-speech statute should be viewed most skeptically. Here’s the congress.gov summary of HR 5111, the Consumer Review Fairness Act of 2016: (Sec. 2) This bill makes a…

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 Scott Greenfield has a visceral reaction to mindfulness for lawyers: being ‘in the moment’ is for idiots. I find Scott’s reaction more than a bit bizarre: While there are apparently charlatans selling a feel-good philosophy by the name of mindfulness to…
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