October 3, 2012 -- Professor Eugene Volokh was cited in a Los Angeles Times article on the jailing of the "Innocence of Muslims" creator.
Eugene Volokh, a UCLA law professor and a vocal free speech advocate, wrote on his widely read blog in the early days of the uproar over "Innocence of Muslims" in defense of protections for blasphemous speech. Even so, he said actions against Nakoula do not illustrate a clear case of targeting someone on 1st Amendment grounds.
"I think it's interesting enough that people should be asking questions," he said. "It's not obvious what the answer is."
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