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Friday, February 18, 2022

The January 6th Civil Suit

The District Court issued an opinion today rejecting former President Trump's motion to dismiss the civil case brought against him for the January 6th violence. Among other things, the Court concluded that Trump's speech at the "Stop the Steal" rally can be seen as incitement even under the very speech-protective Brandenburg standard. This conclusion is sure to generate a lot of discussion.

Posted by Gerard Magliocca on February 18, 2022 at 03:54 PM | Permalink


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