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Facebook "Likes" are Protected Speech

By October 16, 2013

By Steve Silverman On September 18, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued an opinion in Bland v. Roberts which held that Facebook “likes” are in fact protected speech under the First Amendment. In the case, Roberts, the Sheriff in Hampton, Virginia, fired several employees after they supported …

Is Malicious Prosecution Dead?

By August 9, 2013

By Abbey Kaplan and Marko Cerenko In the recent case of Wolfe v. Foreman, the Third District Court of Appeals may have effectively eliminated malicious prosecution as a cause of action all together.  Was that the intention of the court?  Are defendants who were wrongfully sued no longer able to …