Mealey's IP/Tech - Petitioner To High Court: Intent Must Be Weighed When Determining A 'True Threat'

Mealey's IP/Tech - Petitioner To High Court: Intent Must Be Weighed When Determining A 'True Threat'

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A man convicted of making threats against his co-workers and others via online postings tells the U.S. Supreme Court in his Aug. 15 petitioner brief that a violation of the 16 U.S. Code Section 875(c) prohibitions against threatening communications requires a showing of intent to harm and not merely consideration of how others might interpret such communications (Anthony Douglas Elonis v. United States of America, No. 13-983, U.S. Sup.).

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