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You’ve Got Mail: Harassing Emails and the First Amendment in State v. Drahota

By Daniel J. Hassing[0]

Currently pending before the Nebraska Supreme Court is a case that seeks to balance two very important rights–the right to be left alone and the right to free speech.  This indeed requires a delicate balance.  On one hand, an error in one direction will force Nebraskans to endure demeaning, harassing, and offensive speech, even in their own home.  But on the other hand, an error in the other direction will impede on free speech, one of our society’s most cherished rights.

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