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Plenty of lawyers have been trashed by anonymous online postings, but what kind of response is fair game when judges are the ones getting dragged through the mud?

A suit filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Trenton, New Jersey, claims New Jersey’s judiciary trampled on a litigant’s First Amendment rights when it asked a website operator to remove a posting criticizing the actions of two Superior Court judges.

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Charles Toutant

Charles Toutant is a litigation writer for the New Jersey Law Journal.

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