Judging A Book: Richardson Reviews 'Criminal Dissent'

Law360 (April 29, 2020, 3:28 PM EDT) -- This article is part of an Expert Analysis series of book reviews from judges.

Judge Eli Richardson

A nation sharply divided by political party and ideology. Complaints, from each side of the divide, about fake news. Complaints, conversely, also about the suppression of free speech. Debates over the meaning of the free speech clause of the First Amendment. Partisan media outlets stridently supporting one side over the other. Government officials and pundits switching sides. Impeachment. Efforts to find crimes to pin on political opponents. Allegations that the president and vice president are serving foreign powers. Claims of war mongering, and anti-immigrant...

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