Army Sergeant Convicted of Threatening Judge in YouTube Video; First Amendment Appeal Possible – News – ABA Journal

Saying you will kill someone sounds like fighting words to me and not the type of free expression of ideas our founding fathers had in mind. Threatening to kill another human being is not the correct way to resolve a judicial dispute. I admit I am currently studying First amendment jurisprudence, but I do not foresee any such appeal being successful. In fact I wonder if it would be classified as frivolous. I do need to add the disclaimer that I am only commenting on the facts contained in the story linked below and did not seek out or watch the referenced video personally.

A federal jury in Tennessee has convicted an Army sergeant for threatening a judge in a YouTube video. Franklin Delano

via Army Sergeant Convicted of Threatening Judge in YouTube Video; First Amendment Appeal Possible – News – ABA Journal.

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