Archive for March, 2012

The uproar over Rush Limbaugh’s degrading and insulting comments about law student Sandra Fluke has included calls for him to be removed from the airwaves for his slanderous remarks. This presents an excellent opportunity to revisit some of the principles of defamation law that I discussed in my earlier post, You Dirty Rotten ^@#$%^. Ms. Fluke, […]


Randy Newman’s iconic song (famously performed by Joe Cocker in the memorable Mickey Rourke-Kim Basinger sizzler, 9 ½ Weeks) came to mind as I was reading all about the latest conflagration: “censorship” of erotic content in literature. If you’ve been hiding under a rock (or maybe just don’t pay attention to the fortunes of the […]