Andrew Anglin has retained Attorney Marc Randazza of Randazza Legal Group to represent him in the lawsuit filed against him by Tanya Gersh—with the help of the Southern Poverty Law Center—at the United States District Court for the District of Montana.
Randazza is arguably the foremost First Amendment litigator in the United States, and he has significant experience with Internet tort law—especially concerning revenge pornography.
Randazza has been quoted and/or mentioned with Attorney Kyle Bristow—who is the executive director of the Foundation for the Marketplace of Ideas, Inc.—in articles about revenge pornography:
Laird, Lorelei. “Victims are taking on ‘revenge porn’ websites for posting photos they didn’t consent to.” 1 November 2013.
Hardin, Chet. “The Face of Revenge Porn.” 9 January 2013.
Bennett, Mark. “Revenge-Porn Civil Litigators (and Those Who Are Not).” 8 November 2016.
The Associated Press notes that Randazza specializes in free-speech cases. Said Randazza in the AP article, "Everybody deserves to have their constitutional rights defended. Nobody needs the First Amendment to protect Mr. Rogers. That's not what it's there for." Randazza further noted that the SPLC's complaint against Anglin "leaves room for disagreement" over whether Anglin did anything wrong.
It was Randazza and Attorney Jason Van Dyke who sponsored Bristow’s admission to practice law before the United States Supreme Court.
Morris Dees and Co. are screwed this time. Freedom of speech now has a fighting chance in Montana, because the shmucks of the SPLC get to fight against a real lawyer.
If you have not already done so, do consider making a donation to Anglin's legal defense fund.
Anglin could not have hired a better lawyer. Period.
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