Ninth Circuit Judge Excoriates Court's Prior Decision to Suppress YouTube Video Linked to Benghazi Attacks

In an impassioned opinion, Judge Reinhardt of the Ninth Circuit reminds us all how free speech is supposed to operate and why it is so important that we protect it.

Excerpts of the Judge Reinhardt's opinion can be found at the Volokh Conspiracy: http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/volokh-conspiracy/wp/2015/05/18/judge-reinhardts-opinion-sharply-condemning-the-ninth-circuits-initial-injunction-in-the-innocence-of-muslims-case/.

Judge Reinhardt's opinion in its entirety is available here: https://www.citizen.org/documents/RheinhardtEarlyHint.pdf

The Ninth Circuit's en banc decision to un-suppress the video can be found here: http://pdfserver.amlaw.com/nlj/google_ca9_20150518.pdf.

Article written by Michael Keenan, associate attorney at Hinman, Howard & Kattell, LLP.  To reach Mr. Keenan directly please call (607) 723-5341 or email mkeenan@hhk.com.

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