Faruki Blog

Anti-Riot Statute is Constitutional

Shamar Betts recently failed to overturn a federal anti-riot statute on First Amendment grounds. The United States Court of Appeals ruled that the.. Read More

Pure Irish Butter Not So Pure

I saw an interesting case out of New York that poses and interesting question – is "Pure Irish Butter" pure if it's wrapped in packaging containing.. Read More

Ohio Supreme Court Brings Curtain Down on Covid Death Data

The Ohio Supreme Court recently decided a case that puts valuable public health data regarding Covid related deaths collected by the Ohio Department.. Read More

Louis Farrakhan Loses Libel Suit

Louis Farrakhan and his Nation of Islam organization recently saw a New York based federal court dismiss their libel suit against the Anti-Defamation.. Read More

New York Court Applies Anti-Slapp Statute

A New York state Appellate Court recently applied that state’s Anti-SLAPP law to strike down a lawsuit brought by a conductor on the Long Island.. Read More

Ohio Looks To Slapp Frivolous Lawsuits Silly

State Senators Therese Gavarone and Nathan Manning recently introduced a bill in the Ohio Senate whereby Ohio would adopt the "Uniform Public.. Read More

No Mutual Restraining Order in Indiana

An Indiana Appellate Court recently rejected a trial court's effort to imposed informal justice on parties before him. The judge simply lacked.. Read More

Conflict Between First Amendment and Discrimination on Broadway

The Broadway musical "Hadestown" recently provided the stage for a conflict between the First Amendment and discrimination laws. Spoiler alert – the.. Read More

No Anonymity In P Diddy Rape Case

A woman who filed a civil suit alleging she was gang raped by Sean (P Diddy) Combs will not be permitted to proceed using a pseudonym. She failed to.. Read More

Public Access Protected In Minnesota Officer Involved Shooting

A Minnesota criminal case arising from an officer involved shooting will remain open to the public, despite efforts by the state to restrict access.. Read More
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