2nd Circuit Won't Rehear Free Speech Case Over Blog Threats To Judges

2nd Circuit Won't Rehear Free Speech Case Over Blog Threats To Judges

NEW YORK - A case in which the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals found a blogger's comments about federal judges to be "more than sufficient to permit a reasonable jury" to find that the blogger's postings constituted "a true threat - beyond a reasonable doubt" and, therefore, not protected by the First Amendment, will not be reheard, the court decided Oct. 15 (United States of America v. Harold Turner, No. 11-196, 2nd Cir.).

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