A court-ordered injunction preventing a financial news blog from posting critical comments about a Georgetown law professor was too broad and constituted an unlawful prior restraint on speech, a New York State appeals court ruled Thursday.

The New York State Appellate Division, First Department vacated a preliminary injunction and temporary restraining order enjoining online tabloid TheBlot from posting articles about Christopher Brummer. That injunction also required the site to remove previous articles about Brummer.

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