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Court Finds First Amendment Violation With Official’s Use of Facebook Page

In a case of first impression to any Federal appellate court, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously held that a Loudoun County elected official’s Facebook page was a “public forum” and that the elected official, who was the Defendant in the case, violated the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States by temporarily blocking a member of the public from posting on her official Facebook page.

Higher Ed Due for a Rethink?

In the sometimes frenzy of the holidays, a December speech by the U.S. Secretary of Education may have been overlooked. It bears a glance, because in her remarks.

Mark Botkin Named Business “Legal Elite” by VirginiaBusiness.com

Our Mark Botkin has been named among Virginia Business Magazine’s “Legal Elite” in the category of Business Law.