Nov 29, 2021 • 1HR 6M

Prior Restraint and Project Veritas

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Advisory Opinions is a new podcast from The Dispatch. Hosts David French and Sarah Isgur have a weekly conversation about the law, culture, and why it matters.
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On today’s podcast, David and Sarah open with the puzzling case of Project Veritas and James O'Keefe. Why is a New York appeals court appearing to let stand a prior restraint on the press? They then answer a fascinating reader mail question before wrapping up with an extended discussion of self-defense in the context of an incredibly troubling Texas shooting that was caught on tape.

Show Notes:

-Near v. Minnesota

-New York Times Co. v. United States

-University of Richmond Law Review: “The Meaning of Life (or Limb)”

-Reason: “Are People Allowed to Use Deadly Force to Defend Property?”

-Lubbock Avalanche-Journal: “Widow releases video of Chad Read's fatal shooting in South Lubbock”

-Warning Graphic: Lubbock, Texas shooting video