FC: Harvey Silverglate on jerryfalwell.com parody site

From: Declan McCullagh (declanat_private)
Date: Wed Jun 12 2002 - 19:57:11 PDT

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    [Harvey is a prominent criminal defense attorney in Boston and a civil 
    libertarian who's helped Politech with legal advice in the past. --Declan]
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    From: "Harvey A. Silverglate" <hasat_private>
    To: <declanat_private>, <politechat_private>
    Subject: RE: Jerry Falwell won't get jerryfalwell.com parody site --WIPO  panel
    Date: Mon, 10 Jun 2002 14:39:07 -0400
    	This is not the first time that the good Reverend Falwell has attempted to
    suppress parody but has lost. See "Hustler Magazine v. Falwell", 485 U.S. 46
    (1988) (the Supreme Court unanimously reversed a jury verdict against
    Hustler Magazine for publishing a parody of Rev Falwell, in which Larry
    Flynt and Hustler depicted Falwell as having lost his virginity in a drunken
    orgy with his mother in an outhouse; the trial court had found Hustler
    guilty of "intentional infliction of emotional distress" on Falwell; the
    Supreme Court held that parody is supposed to inflict emotional distress and
    that this is protected by the First Amendment).
    					Harvey Silverglate
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