Published on January 22, 2009 | by LawNews

Prof. Eric Freedman Quoted in Newsday Story on Child Online Protection Act

Professor Eric M. Freedman was quoted in a Newsday article about the Child Online Protection Act.

Supreme Court rejects Child Online Protection Act
By Jennifer Sinco Kelleher
January 22, 2009

Leaving it to the government to decide what’s proper is unconstitutional, said Eric M. Freedman, professor of constitutional law at Hofstra University. “This was an act that was born dead,” he said. “The whole idea was that if you couldn’t tell the difference, err on the side of suppression.”

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