Professor Volokh Comments on Constitutionality of Stolen Valor Act in ABA Journal Article

June 28, 2011 -- Professor Eugene Volokh commented on the constitutionality of the Stolen Valor Act in an ABA Journal article.

Eugene Volokh, a UCLA law professor who writes about free speech issues, also says the law is constitutional: “Punishing lies about your own specifically and objectively defined achievements—whether military medals, academic degrees—is extremely unlikely to deter true statements or statements of opinion. They should thus fall squarely within the First Amendment exception for knowingly false statements of fact.”

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