Everybody lies, particularly in political campaigns, says the cynical voter. But should laws restricting speech challenged as untruthful get First Amendment scrutiny? A national pro-life advocacy group would answer yes, and is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to clear the way for a constitutional challenge to an Ohio law criminalizing false statements in political campaigns.
Campaign Lies Are Common, But Are They Actionable?
The National Law Journal
August 14, 2013