UPDATE: Alan Dershowitz To Characterize Mike Lindell In Spiritual Freedom LOLsuit Towards Jan 6 Committee

Alan Dershowitz 3This morning we instructed you about Pillow CEO Mike Lindell’s razzledazzle lawsuit towards the January 6 Choose Committee.

He’s alleging {that a} subpoena for his cellphone metadata is a gross violation of his freedom of faith, as a result of “his 2020 election integrity actions are motivated, partly, by his strongly held non secular beliefs.” Additionally the individuals who hearken to him shout about Chinese language hackers and Dominion Voting Techniques and his superb lawsuit, which is eternally two weeks from touchdown on the Supreme Court docket, are additionally motived by their Christian religion. And so it’s unlawful to have a look at his telephone information.

On high of which, Mike Lindell can also be a journalist as a result of he makes films in regards to the election — however not in a Jesus means, in a “simply the details, ma’am” means, as a result of journalism is VRY SRS BZNS. And so he’s entitled to First Modification protections as a bona fide member of the press.

Stop rolling your eyes! This is essential Structure stuff, and by no means the ravings of a pillow pumping maniac throwing nonsense on the federal docket in hopes that one thing would possibly stick lengthy sufficient for Republicans to take again the Home and finish the inquiry into the occasions of January 6, 2021.

Not satisfied? Nicely, take a look at this. Would Harvard Professor Alan Dershowitz be getting into his look in Lindell’s case if these weren’t completely legit arguments?

“I might be a constitutional advisor on the primary and fourth modification points— points I’ve litigated and written about for a few years,” Dershowitz instructed Above the Regulation.

This isn’t the primary time the notable (infamous?) professor labored with Lindell. Though he didn’t enter an look, Dershowitz suggested the MyPillow CEO on his defamatory RICO countersuit towards Dominion Voting Techniques.

“Bear in mind too that the First Modification doesn’t solely give Lindell the fitting to precise his views,” Dershowitz instructed Newsweek on the time. “It offers 50 million individuals the fitting to listen to his views.”

Does it, although?

And Dersh beamed into Lindell’s Election Pillowpallooza to precise his concern that Dominion was cancel culturing free speech by submitting defamation fits towards individuals only for telling lies in regards to the firm and ruining its enterprise.

“The First Modification at present is in nice hazard,” he warned. “It’s in nice hazard from firms, from universities. It’s in nice hazard from the social media, from YouTube and from Fb and from Twitter, which can be censoring sure factors of view and never different factors of view.”

The professor didn’t specify how any of those entities, with the attainable exception of universities, may violate the First Modification. However maybe he’ll clarify it to us now that he’s really showing within the instantaneous lawsuit.

Or perhaps he’ll simply enter into an extemporaneous soliloquy on Jeffrey Epstein’s flight logs and whether or not he was or was not sporting underpants when he received that therapeutic massage. Fingers crossed!

Lindell v. Pelosi [Docket via Court Listener]

Liz Dye lives in Baltimore the place she writes about legislation and politics.

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