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Entries by Eugene Volokh from 09/2009

Free Speech and Funeral Picketing:

| Posted 09.24.2009 | Politics

The Fourth Circuit has just reversed the $5 million intentional infliction of emotional distress and invasion of privacy verdict against the group who picketed the funeral of a slain soldier.

"School Children Singing the Praises of President Obama" (Apparently as a Public School Class Project):

| Posted 09.25.2009 | Politics

Public school classrooms shouldn't be used to sing the praises of any sitting (or recent) political figure, whether Bush or Obama or anyone else.

He Says "Scary" Like It's a Bad Thing

| Posted 09.29.2009 | Entertainment

Generosity in the Polanski case would be a misplaced generosity. The only person who rightly deserves generosity is the victim, who understandably doesn't want a fresh outbreak of publicity.