Eugene Volokh Talks to Politifact on Legality of Lt. Governor’s Twitter Threat to Delta Airlines

Professor Eugene Volokh was quoted in Politifact on the legality of Georgia Lt. Governor Casey Cagle’s Twitter threat that he would kill any tax legislation that would benefit Delta Airlines if the air carrier did not backtrack its decision to end an agreement with the National Rifle Association.  "Retaliating against a company based on its speech may be unconstitutional," Volokh said. "But retaliating based on the company’s commercial conduct, such as the termination of a discount, is constitutional.”  

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