Professor Volokh Quoted in U.S. News & World Report on Indictment of Activist in Cyber Harassment Case

October 3, 2016—Professor Adam Winkler was quoted in a U.S. News & World Report article on how one of New Jersey’s best-known marijuana activists has been indicted by a grand jury for allegedly cyber harassing a police officer he called a pedophile outside his Trenton restaurant.

“I will say," Professor Volokh stated, "if [prosecutors] were looking for a test case, this seems to be the hardest test case for them to win precisely because it’s criticism of a public official – if they win, then they set a precedent saying all sorts of criticisms of public officials are constitutionally unprotected.”

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