1st Amendment Defense Prevails In Ref's Death Threats Suit

By Ryan Boysen (March 20, 2019, 7:03 PM EDT) -- An NCAA men's basketball referee who received death threats and whose business got hundreds of damaging online reviews after a radio program highlighted his controversial calls can't sue the program's hosts for the "sinister and unfortunate" episode, a Kentucky federal judge said Wednesday, finding the commentary was protected by the First Amendment....

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