President Trump's statements at campaign rallies calling for the ejection of protestors do not amount to incitement, argues Lee Rowland (ACLU).
Joshua Matz, writing for Take Care, emphasizes the importance of taking President Trump at his word.
Technology, social media, fake news, and the erosion of legacy institutions are shaping elections and political movements, argues Nathan Persily (Journal of Democracy).
There are litigation implications to President Trump using two Twitter handles, suggests Quinta Jurecic at Lawfare.
Howard Dean was mistaken in saying there is a hate speech exception to the First Amendment, argues Eugene Volokh (WaPo). Volokh also responded to Howard Dean’s rebuttal to “read Chaplinksy v. New Hampshire."