Professor Volokh Talks to L.A. Times about First Amendment Case Involving Outspoken Critic of Baldwin Park Officials

March 21, 2016 – Professor Eugene Volokh spoke to the Los Angeles Times about a case involving the Mayor of Baldwin Park and two city council members, who filed a restraining order against an activist who spoke out against them on several occasions.

"When these kinds of restraining orders are entered against government officials' critics, based simply by showing that this person has said something hostile and has allegedly followed them, that is bad for democracy," Volokh said.

The activist, Paul Cook, is a recent UCLA School of Law graduate and visiting scholar. The story was also covered in La Opinion.  

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