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Posted 4 years ago in Government The Internet & The Law by Aaron Kase  
Indiana Intimidation Law Challenged on Free Speech Grounds

A state law against making intimidating speech will be receiving First Amendment scrutiny from the Indiana Supreme Court. It all started with the breakup of a marriage. Unhappy that he was losing contact with his children, Daniel Brewington unleashed a tirade of incensed internet posts against the judge and others involved in his divorce proceedings, including calling the judge a child abuser and making an ominous reference to being “quite the accomplished pyromaniac.” For his trouble, he was tried and convicted …

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