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Ari Cohn @AriCohn Chicago, IL

First Amendment & defamation lawyer 🎵with a long history, of fixing people's takes about #Section230🎵. #Illini, music junkie, oofnik. Tweets/opinions are mine

3,438 Following   10,145 Followers   32,023 Tweets

Joined Twitter 9/6/11


@TeRealCrisyCris @Popehat @JudgeJeanine Did someone fuck with her autocorrect so that it deleted all spaces or something?Guess it's time for me to never feel bad about that one time I accidentally filed the version of the brief without… https://t.co/3q8JxS6Hrr @Popehat @BradMossEsq @nycsouthpaw DISTHICC COURT @Popehat @BradMossEsq @nycsouthpaw Is Districct like thicc?I would say something about wrestling with pigs but I realized that it would apply to both of them and therefore ne… https://t.co/Xb9DyBdprI @AGoldmund What are the dip switches set at? @MaverickKain517 1969. Black armbands. Vietnam War. Students don't shed First Amendment rights at the schoolhouse gate, @adamsteinbaugh @sarahemclaugh Or was it a typo https://t.co/wscNkARHDZ @adamsteinbaugh @sarahemclaugh https://t.co/MmtNCmNNhJ @sarahemclaugh That's only mildly horrifying @sarahemclaugh Oh you were that hovering eye I kept seeing around the house @sarahemclaugh ...you write a day after we finished off all of the extended cut editions @Scarwartz @DevinCow (I say as if I had literally anything to do with making it) @Scarwartz @DevinCow Thank you! I love that piece so muchI stan a teacher who teaches Tinker and its progeny https://t.co/pXHrQVLVIp @LVJolieBeth That's honestly heartening to hear @TXantislapplaw He's from California so naturally he loves the idea and wants to design something about it. Any par… https://t.co/PfS8wIkTFR @bootydust17 🙈🙈Thank you! ♥️ @Equivo_Kate I can give you a 50% guarantee that it isn't a horcrux but that's about it. @ellefsenrachial Thanks! Finding a quality supply took some time but it was worth it! @DucatiScott @DevinCow You got me there @walterolson @AkivaMCohen @BadLegalTakes Information that would have been useful a long time ago! @MaverickKain517 Or I am *really* going to have to figure out how to pull out all the stops to make it impressive... @AkivaMCohen @BadLegalTakes He is physically incapable of stopping @NoelWSterett @MEdwardLewis1 Honestly, I would not be surprised to see a testy docket entry pop up next weekPardon my pre-Black Friday boost of my uber-talented S.O.'s jewelry, all on sale through Monday. If you see somethi… https://t.co/kZWhjBeViP
11/26
2020
@DrBradJohnson Generally no, a personal account probably wouldn't turn into an official "speaking for the employer"… https://t.co/gD0hfgpR49 @glennkirschner2 My god stop while you're behind @MEdwardLewis1 Also can we talk about filing a motion "for" your own initial disclosures? What the hell is even that? @MatthewStrugar I'm glad you asked! (Is there any district where that's a thing?) https://t.co/9qfgNpTokYPart of me wants to be petty and file a motion to strike @MEdwardLewis1 How do you think I felt just seeing the subject line "New Activity in Case: Motion for disclosure?"Love to get an ECF notification the day before Thanksgiving that at first glance looks like an unprompted motion to… https://t.co/GC3OZkvwA0 @hufflepufflady I'm certainly gathering that there is indeed a very active/involved teacher community from the resp… https://t.co/HdvuVHmHZY @DesertRaindrops @CarmenRAndrews @CowlesR @mbno1 @hufflepufflady @Vegasginga @NVBats @unionprd Don't overlook your… https://t.co/dF36lqv6NYPS2/ I'm seeing a lot of Nevada educators and community members who are rightfully concerned by this proposed polic… https://t.co/caXDJFB9wv @js_hicks I don't think it's fair, in my experience, to say that staff is treated as an impediment to free speech.… https://t.co/oSVt2Dnj7t @js_hicks Are you talking about non-faculty staff @js_hicks With the caveat that I don't speak for FIRE, I am curious about why you feel that way. I hammered on Garc… https://t.co/UzwUqCvAQT @andy_geronimo I hate on Garcetti every chance I get @js_hicks The courts aren't always sure where it is either, to be totally fairPS/ I know the public employee speech doctrine is an unglamorous and nerdy/niche thing to concern one's self with.… https://t.co/vKWUsNCoUS @js_hicks And here I thought I was the only one that nerdy20/ It's clear that whoever wrote this policy has only a superficial (at best) understanding of the relevant legal… https://t.co/gjURUej5Il19/ Is there an argument that in certain circumstances that kind of speech may impact the school in a way that tips… https://t.co/PtBYeuIbLA18/ Bethel v. Fraser & Morse v. Frederick don't stand for the proposition that public employees lose the First Amen… https://t.co/TUjgfH4tYM17/ Then there's this. The first two just try to state the Pickering-Connick balancing test, but that last one is a… https://t.co/y4T4kNBU4P16/ First we have this lovely paragraph. Surely some of those things are not constitutionally protected. But there… https://t.co/PgWf7nd7am15/ Not content to only get the public employee speech doctrine wrong, whoever wrote this policy also decided to ge… https://t.co/NvZJmW2uGu14/ Nor are "specific issues" relating to an employee's work automatically not matters of public concern. Plenty of… https://t.co/s1H97AP66a13/ So no, a teacher does not lose their First Amendment right to publicly opine about the quality or methods of in… https://t.co/F5el6GjUzu12/ But that's definitely *not* true. In line with the reasoning from San Diego v. Roe, the Supreme Court has expre… https://t.co/bAxK3O5eqs11/ Continuing along the path of getting something wrong about every public employee speech doctrine case, the poli… https://t.co/qN5tEk1m5i10/ The third part about it being a good idea to keep official and personal social media accounts separate and noti… https://t.co/hCHxkCDPrV9/ Obviously if part of the rationale for protecting public employee speech is to encourage those with uniquely inf… https://t.co/6clS1Aca5o8/ But in developing protections for public employees, the Supreme Court has reasoned that these employees often ha… https://t.co/zTGeeFECV77/ Nor does public employee speech lose constitutional protection simply because the speaker identifies themselves… https://t.co/MU0dO6KG666/ An employee's tweets don't magically become "pursuant to official duties" by virtue of when they were tweeted. N… https://t.co/RlJSmn29qX5/ First of all, it is absolutely not the case that any speech made "during work" is ipso facto not made as a priva… https://t.co/ql4GFjWG9i4/ The policy starts to go off the rails when the district tries (very poorly) to define when an employee is not sp… https://t.co/jas3t2QBDP3/ And whatever its problems (and lordy are there problems), Garcetti v. Ceballos is law and public employee speech… https://t.co/JA9QK1KcOO2/ It starts off innocently enough, correctly noting that the First Amendment protects a variety of expressive mean… https://t.co/qBpvrUNXT81/ Really Bad Policy Drafting: A Thread (Or "Why You Should Probably Have Someone Versed in the Subject Matter Writ… https://t.co/fEFCo6oCwXThere should be a cause of action for fundraising emails that say that they are the final fundraising email but the… https://t.co/PWanjskK1L @ewanm89 I admire your willingness to try to explain both Section 230 and the First Amendment to me, but I'm pretty… https://t.co/hD7li35UD7 @ewanm89 Incorrect. Section 230 absolutely protects the users of Twitter as well as Twitter itself. https://t.co/OfOs5pFyyk @ewanm89 With respect to the First Amendment issue of government officials blocking constituents, yes. But if I rec… https://t.co/rJCinVhi0bFor what it's worth, the court's decision strikes me as obviously correct. It wouldn't make a whole ton of sense to… https://t.co/YFgJFZs0gBCourt won't toss First Amendment suit against a mayor who blocked a constituent on her Facebook page, refusing to d… https://t.co/xZGAfYSdni @DevinCow I swear if you're his mom I'm going to be even more mad than if you're him20,000+ song digital music collection on shuffle and S.O. slides out of the bedroom to ridiculously belt out the ly… https://t.co/8NztSm8mc8(No offense @AdamSandler Big Daddy was a great fucking movie)Would it still be calming and appreciated if the most comprehensible way of doing so would be to set Adam Sandler o… https://t.co/gCQPI3b4s0 @DevinCow @DevinNunes Wait till they find out that the "shit" in shit sandwich isn't an acronymLin Wood's inadequacies as a lawyer are only outweighed by his inadequacies as a person by a very slim margin https://t.co/eTum0Hvd5X @DevinCow @DevinNunes If his dipshit lawyer can find his way to NDIL's website without getting sanctioned it would… https://t.co/zhl1XjFKLzI mean I guess @DevinNunes' identity could be good on the black market if you need bus fare and don't care if peopl… https://t.co/s9QZ1aCchZIt's a good thing that anyone who gave their social security number to Parler is nobody whose identity anyone in th… https://t.co/8TfxJnOxd2
11/25
2020
lol oh just now? https://t.co/NHO6Itnf6T @oliverstein15 @UnrelentingM Whatever point you're trying to make, it's not relevant @oliverstein15 @UnrelentingM Even if Eugene is right, which I don't believe he is, he still doesn't say what you sa… https://t.co/1GtJCie1QA @oliverstein15 @UnrelentingM Ding dong you're wrong @attyzachmiller Did you retain anything from law school? @attyzachmiller Point out the defamation @OhMichael3 @thatluckyolsun @JuvenileBluster @kelly_carlin @seodashows @ggreenwald @realKittyBruce Or consider that… https://t.co/SHiilzBlpn @OhMichael3 @thatluckyolsun @JuvenileBluster @kelly_carlin @seodashows @ggreenwald @realKittyBruce https://t.co/eTlhso3crT @OhMichael3 @JuvenileBluster @kelly_carlin @seodashows @ggreenwald @realKittyBruce If the market will solve it why… https://t.co/q6bKVKj6fR @OhMichael3 @blairyposa @kelly_carlin @seodashows @ggreenwald @realKittyBruce https://t.co/ZYMVmmpZ10 @OhMichael3 @blairyposa @kelly_carlin @seodashows @ggreenwald @realKittyBruce What's your address, I would like to… https://t.co/y91cqCR1gvIt's a wonder that his profile picture isn't a statue. Big Mediocrates energy. https://t.co/iKl6o0qinw @OhMichael3 @kelly_carlin @seodashows @ggreenwald @realKittyBruce God your shtick is so tired. Social media compan… https://t.co/hahKBnFhJq @OhMichael3 @kelly_carlin @seodashows @ggreenwald @realKittyBruce Then why are you proposing infringing on the spee… https://t.co/jJjPuHpAhs @OhMichael3 @kelly_carlin @seodashows @ggreenwald @realKittyBruce It says a lot about a person when their commitmen… https://t.co/QRs6XbY1Xd @marcorubio You are a fundamentally unserious and dishonest person who went along very willingly with "America's de… https://t.co/ERAq6EannnWhy is it always the ones who claim to love capitalism and hate Marxism that they want to seize the means of commun… https://t.co/z9GTui6f4m @OhMichael3 @kelly_carlin @seodashows @ggreenwald @realKittyBruce Lololol ok buddy https://t.co/nsMURn89pG @OhMichael3 @kelly_carlin @seodashows @ggreenwald @realKittyBruce You can propose a constitutional amendment if you… https://t.co/W7V176vjHf @OhMichael3 @kelly_carlin @seodashows @ggreenwald @realKittyBruce It can't be an "end run around the First Amendmen… https://t.co/SNUsQJutt3Forget naming any of the rights it protects, apparently people don't even know what document the First Amendment is… https://t.co/vRkF0dH4BF @Catifornia1 @Popehat @senatorshoshana "Reread the First Amendment" lol
11/24
2020

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