Media Law Prof Blog

Editor: Christine A. Corcos
Louisiana State Univ.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Pen American Center Files Lawsuit Against Trump For Violation of First Amendment Protections

PENAmerica is suing Donald Trump over certain acts that he has taken as President and comments that he has made while in office that PEN alleges that have "violated the First Amendment and his oath to uphold the Constitution." Among them are Trump's comments indicating his unhappiness with Amazon and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos and his threat to bring an antitrust action against Bezos. 

Link here to the complaint, filed in the Southern District of New York.

More here from the AP.

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