In an escalating contest that pits notorious computer hacker Kevin Mitnick against the U.S. Probation Department in Los Angeles, First Amendment expert Floyd Abrams is throwing his considerable influence behind Mitnick.

“I expect to be making a submission on behalf of Contentville.com,” Abrams says, referring to a media Web site that sought to hire Mitnick as a columnist before probation officials ordered him off the journalism and lecture circuits April 12.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]