Eugene Volokh’s Amicus Brief In Commonwealth v. Johnson

My partner Dan Lyne and I had the pleasure of acting as local counsel to über-blogger Eugene Volokh, an amicus curiae in Commonwealth v. Johnson an appeal from a Massachusetts cyber-harassment criminal conviction that will be heard by the Supreme Judicial Court early next month. The Johnsons had gotten into a real estate development dispute with their friends and neighbors, the Lyonses, and through a friend, they harassed the Lyonses via the internet. In particular, their friend, acting on their behalf, posted an ad on Craigslist advertising free golf carts available “first come first serve” in the Lyonses’ yard, with the predicable results.

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