Articles Tagged Lies

Simon A. Rodell, False Statements v. Free Debate: Is the First Amendment a License to Lie in Elections?

60 Fla. L. Rev. 947 (2008) | | | | TEXT :: Rickert v. Public Disclosure Commission, 168 P.3d 826 (Wash. 2007) The petitioner, Marilou Rickert, ran as a Green Party candidate for a seat in the Washington state senate. During her campaign, Rickert distributed a brochure that falsely represented the voting record of her […]

Anne Bowen Poulin, A Fair Subject for Expert Testimony?

59 Fla. L. Rev. 991 (2007) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: How can two leading commentators take diametrically opposed positions concerning the use of expert testimony to address witness credibility? After the adoption of the Federal Rules of Evidence, Judge Weinstein stated categorically that the Federal Rules permit experts to testify concerning a witness’s […]