For Trump, It’s Business As Usual

Donald Trump’s statements about Muslims and Latinos have drawn widespread rebuke from politicians in both parties and many other national leaders. But the companies that do business with Trump have generally remained silent in the face of those polarizing remarks, and so far there’s little evidence that his businesses are suffering substantially as a result of his candidacy. Sales of his condominiums in New York appear normal, and...

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Online Threat Conviction Overturned

Washington — The Supreme Court on Monday threw out the conviction of a Pennsylvania man prosecuted for making threats on Facebook, but dodged the free-speech issues that had made the case intriguing to First Amendment advocates. Chief Justice John Roberts said it was not enough for prosecutors to show that the comments of Anthony Elonis about killing his ex-wife and harming others would make a reasonable person feel threatened. But...

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