First Amendment Scrutiny & Hot News Cases

BERKMAN CENTER FOR INTERNET & SOCIETY  |  Berkman Center’s Citizen Media Law Project and Cyberlaw Clinic Advocate First Amendment Scrutiny in Hot News Cases  |  June 22, 2010  |  “The Citizen Media Law Project (‘CMLP’), with the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and Public Citizen, submitted an amicus curiae brief to the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, urging the court to apply First Amendment scrutiny to the recently resurgent ‘hot news misappropriation’ doctrine in Barclays Capital, Inc. v. Theflyonthewall.com, Inc. The coalition worked with Harvard Law School’s Cyberlaw Clinic on the brief….”  [more]

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