Professor Volokh Quoted in U.S. News & World Report on Unconstitutional Basis for Police Imposing Cyber Harassment Charges

May 26, 2016 – Professor Eugene Volokh was quoted in a U.S. News & World Report article about a man, who owns and operates a restaurant and a “temple” in New Jersey where patients and other congregants use cannabis, who is being charged with cyber harassment after calling a police officer a “pedophile.”

“The harassment law probably doesn’t apply because this is not 'lewd, indecent or obscene material,'” as required by New Jersey's cyber harassment law, Volokh says. “The disorderly conduct law is bad and overbroad, but it’s been struck down as unconstitutional.”

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